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Facts
Official Name Torre Costanera
Complex Name Costanera Center
Former / Other Name Gran Torre Costanera
Type building
Status Completed
Country Chile
City Santiago
Street Address Avenida Andrés Bello, Providencia (Map)
Building Function office
Structural Material concrete
Energy Label LEED Gold
Proposed 2005
Start of Construction 2006
Completion 2014
Global Ranking #75 tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #1 tallest in South America
National Ranking #1 tallest in Chile
City Ranking #1 tallest in Santiago
Official Website Torre Costanera
Figures
Height: Architectural 300.0 meter / 984 feet
Height: Occupied 261.0 meter / 856 feet
Height: To Tip 300.0 meter / 984 feet
Height: Observatory 261.0 meter / 856 feet
Floors Above Ground 64
Floors Below Ground 6
# of Elevators 26
Top Elevator Speed 6.6 m/s
Tower GFA 110,000 m² / 1,184,030 ft²
Companies Involved
Owner/Developer Cencosud
Architects
Design Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
Architect of Record Alemparte Barreda Wedeles Besancon Arquitectos y Asociados
Structural Engineers
Design Rene Lagos Engineers
Peer Review Thornton Tomasetti
MEP Engineer Inspecta
Other Consultants
Façade ALT Cladding
• Wind RWDI
Material Suppliers
• Elevator Schindler
• Sealants Dow Corning Corporation
News Articles
Chile’s Tallest Building Nears Completion
CTBUH Global News, 2012-12
Tallest Tower in South America Tops Off
MercoPress, 2012-02
Skyscraper Provides Clue to Chile's Economic Future
Bloomberg, 2009-11
South America's Tallest Halted
World Architecture News, 2009-02
South American Skyscraper on Hold
BBC, 2009-01

Trivia
  • South America's first supertall building.