A developer is planning to build the European Union’s tallest skyscraper in Madrid.
The 70-floor building would go up in the Chamartín district of the capital, and be part of a larger six-tower complex planned by Distrito Castellana Norte (DCN), has said company CEO Antonio Béjar.
The new buildings are slated for construction near four existing skyscrapers known as Las Cuatro Torres, whose 52-floor Torre Cristal, standing at 250 meters, is currently Madrid’s tallest tower.
Béjar said that the project “will redesign the city’s skyline and place Madrid among the main European capitals.”
According to Béjar, the six new towers “make up a balanced and sustainable urban setting.”
Béjar said the project has all necessary authorizations and technical approval reflected in 48 favorable reports. But it still lacks a municipal license. Béjar said that his company has not sent an ultimatum to city authorities, but that he hopes to get a reply before the end of this year.
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