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The Broadgate Tower

Identification

The Broadgate Tower
240674

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
steel
pile foundation
stainless steel
curtain wall
light gray
structural expressionism
active heating (unspecified)
yes

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • The tower has a central core with visible steel cross bracing to the exterior.
  • The tower's lifts are the world's first to be both double-decker and equipped with destination control.
  • There is a level difference of approximately 3 metres between the northern end of the site and Worship Street, so that the columns of the northern facade begin at a height of +14.4m AOD whereas the remainder of the building is grounded at a level of +17.15m AOD.
  • The Broadgate tower has 877 steps.
  • The tower is clad in around 40,000 square metres of glass, roughly equal to the surface area of 154 tennis courts.
  • The tower is supported by a 6,000 tonne concrete and steel raft which straddles a railway tunnel. The west side's foundations descend to ground level whilst to the east, the tower is supported by a 5-storey A-frame which performs the task of a flying buttress.
  • The building is 50% more energy efficient than a comparable building of similar dimensions.
  • The tower employed around 14,000 tonnes of steel in its construction.

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Location

20 Primrose Street
20 Primrose Street
EC2
201 Bishopsgate
City of London
Broadgate
London
England
United Kingdom

Awards

CTBUH Skyscraper Award – Best Tall Building Award - Europe (2009)

Technical Data

529.04 ft
529.04 ft
489.17 ft
475.56 ft
13.62 ft
9.02 ft
35
1
2006
2008
4

Involved Companies

Sika Services AG

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

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Features & Amenities

  • Double-decker elevators present
  • Elevator destination control
  • Handicapped accessible
  • Raised floors are available
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