Madrid Nuevo Norte’s tallest skyscraper will make the shortlist of “supertall” buildings in the world.
The Madrid Nuevo Norte project will place Madrid in the list of tallest towers in the world. The most iconic building of this significant urban regeneration project will stand over 300 metres high. Little more than 100 skyscrapers in the world equal or exceed this height, mostly in Asia. Beyond Asia, these giants of the construction world have a noticeable presence in the United States, United Arab Emirates and Russia.
There is only one “supertall” building currently in the European Union: the Shard in London, whose observation deck is at a height of 244.3 metres, while the tower itself stands at 309.7 metres.
The final height of Madrid Nuevo Norte’s largest tower has yet to be decided; however, according to current legislation, its rooftop antennae could reach 330 metres. Its main direct rival is currently under construction in the Polish city of Warsaw. We refer to Varso, a skyscraper designed by Foster & Partners which, when completed, will be the tallest building in the EU, standing at 310 metres, albeit including its large antenna. The observation deck and roof are at a height of 230 metres from street level.