F&F Tower

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Height: Architectural 232.7 m / 763 ft
Height: Occupied 175.9 m / 577 ft
Height: To Tip 236.4 m / 776 ft
Floors Above Ground 53
Floors Below Ground 4
# of Elevators 5
Top Elevator Speed 3 m/s
Tower GFA 60,753 m² / 653,940 ft²
# of Parking Spaces 769


Official Name F&F Tower
Other Names Revolution Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country Panama
City Panama City
Street Address & Map Calle 50 Y Calle 56 Este, Bella Vista
Building Function office
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 2003
Construction Start 2008
Completion 2011
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Regional Ranking #9 Tallest in Central America
National Ranking #9 Tallest in Panama
City Ranking #9 Tallest in Panama City

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer F&F Properties
Design Pinzon Lozano & Asociados Arquitectos
Architect of Record Luis Garcia Ingenieros
MEP Engineer
Design Ingenieria Atlantico
Main Contractor Cocige

About F&F Tower

The initial concept for the F&F tower, originally known as Revolution Tower, was a purely theoretical idea based on rotating geometry and a prism. This experiment was undertaken in the architect’s studio, and was observed by the prospective client who wished to appropriate the design for their own office tower. Hoping to create a trademark building, the client and design team worked with the original concept to come up with a feasible and unique design. The tower has a concrete structure, allowing each floor to rotate nine degrees from the floor below to create four small balconies for each office floor.

Located on a relatively small site (2,000 square meters) on a prominent commercial street in the city’s well-known banking district, the designers had to address many issues in their process to ensure the building’s iconic status and success. With a strict budget of US$50 million, the site’s set-backs as well as an adjacent gas station with underground wells were overcome to produce the distinctive tower.

CTBUH Initiatives

Twisting Tall Buildings
18 Aug 2016 – CTBUH Research

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