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Rotunda

General Information

Beginning of works: 1963
Completion: 1965
Status: in use/under construction

Project Type

Function / usage: original use:
Office building
current use:
Apartment building
Material: Reinforced concrete structure

Location

Location: , , , ,
Address: New Street
Coordinates: 52° 28' 41.88" N    1° 53' 43.40" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

height 81 m
number of floors (above ground) 23

Materials

building structure reinforced concrete

Chronology

1963

Beginning of construction.

1965

Completion and opening.

2004

Approval is given for redevelopment into an appartment building.

2005

Each floor is emptied and public sales are launched.

January 2006

Removal of windows and re-cladding begins.

August 2006

Reconstruction of roof structure begins.

13 May 2008

Opening of the building while the top is still not completed.

Notes

When completed, demand for space within the building was low and it was unsuccessful. However, when apartments within the building were put on sale, they were all sold out in two and a half hours.

Participants

Architecture

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20024341
  • Date created
    27/10/2006
  • Last Update
    11/04/2016