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Montjuic Communications Tower in Barcelona, Spain

Tall Towers: Montjuic Tower (the Olympic Tower) in Barcelona

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The Montjuic Communications Tower by Santiago Calatrava was built to transmit television coverage of the 1992 Summer Olympics Games in Barcelona, Spain.
Montjuic Communications Tower by Santiago Calatrava

Montjuic Communications Tower by Santiago Calatrava

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Location: Barcelona, Spain
Architect: Santiago Calatrava
Year: 1991
Height: 136 meters / 446 feet

About the Montjuic Tower:

The Montjuic Tower has the usual dish antennas, but they are enclosed in a graceful arc. Thus, architect and engineer Santiago Calatrava transformed a utilitarian communications tower into a work of sculpture.

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