Belgrade Tower

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Belgrade Tower
Кула Београд
Kula Beograd
General information
StatusUnder construction
Type Hotel, condominium, observation deck
Location Savamala, Belgrade, Serbia
Construction startedApril 15, 2016
Opening2022
OwnerEagle Hills
Height168 metres (551 ft)
Technical details
Floor count40
Design and construction
Architect Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
DeveloperEagle Hills

Belgrade Tower (Serbian : Кула Београд, romanized: Kula Beograd), officially known as Kula Belgrade, is a 40-floor, 168-meter (551 ft) tall mixed-use skyscraper currently under construction in the Belgrade Waterfront project in Belgrade, Serbia. [1]

Upon completion in 2022, it will be the tallest building in Belgrade, Serbia and the Balkans region and has been promoted as "the beacon of the entire master-planned community." [2] [3]

Overview

Situated in a prime location at the bank of the Sava River, the Belgrade Tower will offer a waterfront lifestyle. Intended as a "new symbol of the Serbian capital," the developers aimed to integrate Belgrade's traditional architecture in a modern development. The tower will have a direct approach to a waterfront promenade, located in close proximity to Belgrade Fortress. It will be connected with the old city through a public plaza. [4]

The architects were inspired by the nearby river when planning the exterior appearance. Aside from the Avala telecommunications tower, this will be the tallest structure in Belgrade, including a 190-room St. Regis hotel occupying the first nine floors, and 220 luxury St. Regis-branded and serviced apartments on floors 14 through 39. [5] Guests of the St. Regis Belgrade and residents of the apartments will have access to a swimming pool, gym, a relaxation lounge and an observation deck at the top of the tower. [6]

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References

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