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Victoria Tower / Wingårdh Arkitektkontor AB

  • 01:00 - 20 April, 2012
Victoria Tower / Wingårdh Arkitektkontor AB
Victoria Tower / Wingårdh Arkitektkontor AB, © Åke E:son Lindman
© Åke E:son Lindman

© Ola Fogelström © Ola Fogelström © Åke E:son Lindman © Tord-Rikard Söderström, +16

From the architect. Victoria Tower

© Åke E:son Lindman
© Åke E:son Lindman

Wrapped entirely in a cloak of glass, Victoria Tower stands like a lighthouse along the road between downtown Stockholm and the city airport. The 117,6-meter tower is a landmark for the Kista IT office park and for the conference center at the base of the tower and a manifestation of the area’s high-tech profile.

© Tord-Rikard Söderström,
© Tord-Rikard Söderström,

At the base of the slender tower there is a broad podium that includes a restaurant, conference area and more. The parallelepiped form of the tower is topped by a rectangular cuboid, so that the upper floors project out beyond the shaft below. An irregular arrangement of metal-colored triangular panes of glass gives the façade its character. It incorporates eight different types of glass distributed randomly over the surface so that no regular pattern can be detected. Thin layers of metal oxide have been used to give the panes the insulating and solar shading attributes the situation demands.

1st level plan
1st level plan

With thirty-four storeys, Victoria Tower is one of the tallest buildings in Stockholm. Twenty-two of its floors are occupied by a 229-room hotel, the rest by offices, conference facilities and a sky bar. In response to a request from the client, Arthur Buchard, the lobby, conference spaces, sky bar and hotel rooms have all been designed with furniture from Vitra.

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20 Comments

R S · June 06, 2013

The first image is astonishing.... it appears as if the upper volume is supported by a silky plane. such a cunning play with geometry and perspective.

Eklego Design · August 26, 2012

That triangular pattern made a nice facade & cool interiors! Victoria Tower / Wingårdh Arkitektkontor AB http://t.co/viegc4Zk via @archdaily

Sara AlMutlaq ??? · May 12, 2012

I have not been able to get this beautiful facade off my mind http://t.co/0SR3OPcR

Lisa · April 26, 2012

An impressive building once again by Wingårdh. In the restaurant and in the skybar you find Dinesen Douglas flooring :-)

Claus · April 26, 2012

A high-rise building with only one Staircase?

Allur Group · April 23, 2012

Victoria Tower in Stockholm kind of reminds us of origami http://t.co/JdSalpVn

Bader Aldurai · April 22, 2012

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Nicholas Patten · April 21, 2012

Victoria Tower. http://t.co/3aSTLNyE

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arquiRED Mexico · April 21, 2012
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Juan Camilo · April 21, 2012

Envuelta en su totalidad en una capa de vidrio, Victoria Torre se alza 117,6 m sobre la ciudad. http://t.co/4sWh2quU http://t.co/HAQmZcc3

ARGOS · April 21, 2012

Envuelta en su totalidad en una capa de vidrio, Victoria Torre se alza 117,6 m sobre la ciudad. http://t.co/4sWh2quU http://t.co/HAQmZcc3

Arthur Mugo · April 20, 2012

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Mike Bond · April 20, 2012

I see...Revit "curtain wall panel by pattern".

karl · April 25, 2012 03:35 PM

Its not even done in Revit so pretty pointless comment.

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