SOM has been selected to design a city district master plan for Gothenburg that will include Sweden‘s tallest building. The 230-meter Polestar Tower features four connected prisms that twist 90 degrees near the top.
SOM has been awarded the Polestar Tower project in Gothenburg, Sweden. Following an international competition, the team’s design for a 230-meter tower and master plan for the surrounding area has been chosen from proposals by five shortlisted finalists.
SOM has won a competition for the Polestar Tower project in Gothenburg, Sweden. Following an international competition, the building and master plan beat out designs from four other shortlisted firms.
SOM and Entasis have triumphed in a competition to design a skyscraper for Gothenburg that will be more than twice as high as the Swedish city's current tallest building. With a proposed height of 230 meters, the Polestar Tower will tower over the 100-meter Gothia New Tower – the city's tallest tower at present.
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) won the competition to design what will be the tallest building in Scandinavia. Polstjärnan (the Polestar Tower) in Gothenburg, Sweden, will top out at just under 755 feet tall.
SOM has been selected to design a city district master plan for Gothenburg that will include Sweden‘s tallest building. The project was initiated by contractor SERNEKE and the City of Gothenburg with the intention of catalyzing development in the area.