OMA completes first residential tower for Norra Tornen project in Stockholm

            <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5a/5abb8d3529ba9ece7d8804da01ad5d78.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" />The <a href="http://bustler.net/news/tags/tors-torn/15964/4117/new-details-on-oma-s-norra-tornen-twin-towers-in-stockholm" rel="nofollow" >Innovation Tower</a> in Stockholm designed by <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/382/oma" rel="nofollow" >OMA</a>/Reinier de Graaf has opened this morning. It is the first of two residential towers designed by the Dutch firm that will comprise the Norra Tornen project. Rising 30 and 35 stories high, the twin towers will become the tallest residential project in inner Stockholm.&nbsp;

Photograph by Laurian Ghinitoiu, Courtesy of OMA
The design of the towers is based on a modular system of prefabricated elements made from exposed concrete. In a tribute to brutalist architecture, the towers are characterized by bay windows (a precious asset in a country with scarce daylight for half of the year) and recessed terraces laid out to create a rising zigzag pattern reminiscent of Moshe Safdie's Habitat 67 in Montreal. 
Photograph by Laurian Ghinitoiu, Courtesy of OMA
Photograph by Laurian Ghinitoiu, Courtesy of OMA
Norra Tornen represents a milestone achievement for the who wanted to introduce a new way of living in a city center with a housing stock large...

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