Turning Torso - Built 2001-05 - Architect: Santiago Calatrava - Height 190 m

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Hazel Coetzee on August 23, 2009

Peter - this is really an amazing structure and you have done it great justice in capturing it twice at different angles. Well done! Beautiful.

Warm greetings, Hazel

Schwiemonster on August 24, 2009

...in den Himmel einschrauben - Was für eine grpßartige Konstruktion! Ich bin begeistert Peter! Das Blau des Himmels verstärkt die futuristische Architektur! lol mir wird direkt ein bisschen schwindlig !

BoYS - liebe Grüße, Ellen

Patricia Hiele on August 24, 2009

Well, well,

Another building that looks a bit like my sculptures....

I guess that's why I love architecture like that...changing from each angle you look at it...

Nice capture(s), by the way!

Gtz, Patricia

Animal Place by John… on August 24, 2009

Very nice picture. Greetings John.

thor☼odin™ on August 24, 2009

Hazel Thank you so much indeed for your nice words..:))) warm wishes, Peter

Liebe Ellen danke dir so sehr für dein Lob und ganz besonders das Y* und BO

Patricia yes really the story behind this building is that representatives from Malmö City paid a visit to the spanish architect, sculptor and structural engineer Santiago Calatrava. At his office they noticed his scupture Twisting Torso..and asked him to construct a building based on this sculpture. Actually he was not normally into drawing such type of buildings... But now it stands there to see how a sculpture based on the human torso has developed into Europes second tallest house for living....A little bit like a fairy tale. Best wishes, Peter

Thank you so much John best wishes, Peter

Nick Weall on August 24, 2009

Oh dear ~ who has been twisting my skyscraper again Peter ??? ~ Another Golden Star and thanks for the explanation above :) ~ friendly greetings to you from nick

Frank Hebestreit on August 24, 2009

Super interessantes Gebäude, genial in Szene gesetzt! Gruß Frank

Gabor Retei on August 26, 2009


Great architecture and picture!

Warmest regards from Canada, Gabe

sonjabgd on August 27, 2009

Very interesting turning building.Nice photo,Sonja

Romina Marken on August 27, 2009

Ein einmaliges Gebäude , Peter, ich nehme an: Büros,oder ? Lieben Gruß nach Dänemark Romina

thor☼odin™ on August 27, 2009

Nick thanks again for your wholehearted visit bestoving this exceptionel building with a Golden Star...I'm just the messenger :)) Best wishes, Peter

Frank Danke dir sehr! Nette Grüsse, Peter

Gabor Thank you...International cooperation: Spanish Architect living in Switzerland...Building in Sweden..and the humble photographer from Denmark...Best wishes, Peter

Sonja Thank you!! yes this building speaks to your imagination :))) Best wishes, Peter

Liebe Romina nur untere 2 Stockwerke sind Büros...die Reste sind wohnungen..ganz teuer auch glaube ich... Danke dir & nette Grüsse, Peter

Irina Tingstedt on August 28, 2009

Jättebra bild på Turning Torso! You have a lot of beautiful pictures, Peter Vi ses!

ƤōƝƓ on August 28, 2009

Excellent shot, Peter (thor☼odin™)!

I didn't know the Turning Torso is also Calatrava's design. Meet my Calatrava. Thanks for visiting my gallery.

Greetings from Thailand ~ 阿鵬 (w☺rap☺ng)

M.Kranenborg-Torn on August 29, 2009

I like the two pictures of this building. Well done, greetings from Greetje

TonyWalker Studio4t1 on September 24, 2009

I like this sky scraper thor☼odin™ Great Architecture, Nice shot.

thor☼odin™ on September 25, 2009

Tacka så mycket Beloved ja vi ses :) Peter

Yeah w☺rap☺ng《阿鵬》 I guess he has been putting his fingerprints all over the world :) Best wishes, Peter

Thank you so much Greetje Best wishes, Peter

Thank you Tone Best wishes, Peter

Maja Weidemueller on September 25, 2009

thor☼odin™ Amazing picture and amazing building, rather a piece of art than a house! Modern architecture sometimes looks as if it had been created in an instant, doesn't it? Love it, Y*. All the best, Maja

joyfotos on November 22, 2009

What wonderful info and images you have given us of this interesting building! I loved Nick's comments.

thor☼odin™ on November 24, 2009

Maja Thank you so much!! hope you can forgive me being late! This buildng is very organic yes! with a swing of a discos thrower..:) Best wishes and I will let your golden star shine here night and day, Peter

lol yes doesn't he always have a nice way with words :) I think so too... Best wishes to you and thank you Joy, Peter

KWO Tsoumenis on December 27, 2009

I know that - It's fantastic, Peter! -

It's the next one

I'll upload from M A L M O E nex month...

My kindest greetings from Athens, Kostas :-)

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Photo taken in Västra hamnen, Hamnen, Malmö, Sweden

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  • Uploaded on August 23, 2009
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    by thor☼odin™
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