Cosmopolitan Twarda 2/4

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Cosmopolitan Twarda 2/4
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General information
Architectural styleNeomodern
LocationWarsaw, Poland
AddressTwarda 2/4
Coordinates52°14′6″N 21°00′1″E / 52.23500°N 21.00028°E / 52.23500; 21.00028Coordinates: 52°14′6″N 21°00′1″E / 52.23500°N 21.00028°E / 52.23500; 21.00028
Construction started2010
Roof160 m (520 ft)
Technical details
Floor count44
Floor area60,939 m2 (655,940 sq ft)
Design and construction
ArchitectHelmut Jahn
DeveloperTacit Development Polska
Other information
Number of suites254
Parking299 cars

Cosmopolitan Twarda 2/4, formerly known as Twarda Tower or Hines Tower, is a mainly residential skyscraper (160 meters high, 44 storeys)[1] in central Warsaw, Poland. The project was developed by Tacit Development Polska.

The tower includes 252 apartments[2] ranging from 54 to 198 square metres (580 to 2,130 sq ft), with a net total area of above-ground floors of as much as 32,000 m2 (340,000 sq ft). Four penthouses are planned to be situated on the top floor.[3] Its ground floor along Twarda Street is to provide commercial space for shops and services and its underground part has been designed to accommodate a 300-vehicle car park.

The first plans of building developed on this plot were revealed in 2006 when Foundation Shalom appointed leading Polish architect Stefan Kuryłowicz to design a tower. Soon after the Foundation was forced through lack of funds to sell the plot to Tacit Development. A new design was prepared by German architect Helmut Jahn. Up to 2011 Hines was the developer of the scheme, but Tacit, the investor behind the scheme, took it over.

Cosmopolitan Twarda 2/4 was the tallest completed residential building in Warsaw, and second in Poland (after Sky Tower in Wrocław). It fell to third place upon Złota 44's completion.

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  1. ^ Zdrodowski, Adam. "Hines exits Twarda high-rise project". wbj.pl. Archived from the original on November 27, 2011. Retrieved 5 December 2011.
  2. ^ "Oferta" (in Polish). Tacit Development Polska. Retrieved 2015-02-12.
  3. ^ Kobos, Karol. "Naftowy baron buduje wieżowiec przy Twardej". tvnwarszawa.pl (in Polish). Archived from the original on November 6, 2011. Retrieved 5 December 2011.

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