Phorio
Warsaw

Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw

43 floors
230.68 m
completed
1955

Object data change

name:
Palace of Culture and Science
Palace of Culture and Science
other name:
Pałac Kultury i Nauki
address:
Plac Defilad 1
postal code:
00-901
structural form:
skyscraper
status:
completed
primary use:
commercial office
secondary use:
theater
government office
cinema
shops
museum
floors (above ground):
43 floors
architectural style:
soviet classicism
facade material:
limestone
facade system:
masonry
features:
well known locally
indoor observation floor
outdoor observation deck
frame material:
steel
height (tip):
237.00 m (777.56 ft)
height (architectural):
230.68 m (756.82 ft)
height (building mass):
230.68 m (756.82 ft)
height (roof):
167.68 m (550.13 ft)
height (top floor):
160.00 m (524.93 ft)
height (observation deck):
114.00 m (374.02 ft)
gross floor area:
123,084.00 m² (1,324,865.10 ft²)
architectural volume:
817,000.00 m³ (28,852,082.84 ft³)
number of parking spaces:
750

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Events change

1955-07: completion
1952-07: foundation work begins

Smart addresses

Plac Defilad 1 (main address)
Ulica Emilii Plater 34 (virtual address)

Weblinks change

official website - http://www.pkin.pl
wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palace_of_Culture_and_Science
ctbuh - http://www.skyscrapercenter.com/building.php?building_id=1089
skyscraperpage - http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=1117
structurae - http://structurae.net/structures/data/index.cfm?id=s0010863
openbuildings - http://openbuildings.com/buildings/warsaw-palace-of-culture-and-science-profile-6430

Involved companies change

Tyco Electronics Polska Sp. z o.o. (Warsaw)
electrical connections
CONTRA Ltd. (Warsaw)
lighting installation
CONTRA Ltd. (Warsaw)
lighting consultant
Notifier Polska Sp z o.o. (Warsaw)
fire protection engineering
Naukowa i Akademicka Siec Komputerowa (Warsaw)
communications engineering
Otis Elevator Company (Farmington)
elevator manufacturer
Nikolai Vasilyevich Nikitin
structural engineering
Lev Vladimirovitch Rudnev (Moscow)
architect
Notifier
fire protection engineering