Torre Calatrava - Barcelona
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The Montjuïc Communications Tower ,popularly known as Torre Calatrava and Torre Telefónica, is a telecommunication tower in the Montjuïc neighborhood of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. It was designed by Santiago Calatrava, with construction taking place from 1989 to 1992. The white tower was built for Telefónica to transmit television coverage of the 1992 Summer Olympic Games in Barcelona. The 136-metre (446 ft) tower is located in the Olympic park and represents an athlete holding the Olympic Flame. While is was not the official logo of the '92 Olympics, it bcame the unofficial logo.
The base is covered with trencadís, Gaudí's mosaic technique created from broken tile shards.
October 13th, 2019
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