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The Turning Torso, Sweden

Author: Bosie Vincent; Jane Gerber; Electric Sky (Firm)
Publisher: Brighton, England : Electric sky, 2008.
Series: Art and architecture in video; Vertical City
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Every major city has a symbolic piece of architecture that projects its image to the world. But what happens when a city loses not only its trademark industry but its trademark icon? This is exactly the problem that faced the city of Malmo in Sweden - but it came up with the perfect way to reinvent itself. It went and built a radical skyscraper. But daring design always courts controversy - and the whole project  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bosie Vincent; Jane Gerber; Electric Sky (Firm)
OCLC Number: 898206658
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (28 min.).
Series Title: Art and architecture in video; Vertical City
Other Titles: Vertical City, Episode 8 : The Turning Torso, Sweden
Responsibility: by Bosie Vincent.

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Every major city has a symbolic piece of architecture that projects its image to the world. But what happens when a city loses not only its trademark industry but its trademark icon? This is exactly the problem that faced the city of Malmo in Sweden - but it came up with the perfect way to reinvent itself. It went and built a radical skyscraper. But daring design always courts controversy - and the whole project nearly ended in disaster ...

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