La Vela

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Height: Architectural 92.8 m / 304 ft
Height: To Tip 92.8 m / 304 ft
Floors Above Ground 19
Floors Below Ground 3


Official Name La Vela
Other Names Ciudad BBVA, BBVA Headquarters
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country Spain
City Madrid
Street Address & Map Calle Sauceda 28
Building Function office
Construction Start 2008
Completion 2015

Companies Involved

Design Herzog & de Meuron Architekten
Architect of Record Ortiz Leon Arquitectos
Structural Engineer
Design Arup
Other Consultant
Façade Permasteelisa Group
• Wind Wacker Ingenieure

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Spain Tours BBVA Headquarters
19 Jun 2015 – Event Report

Research Papers

Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP): A New Material Used in Façades of Tall Buildings
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City

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