The Torre de Collserola is a new 288m tall telecommunications tower in Barcelona, conceived as part of the city's hosting of the 1992 Olympics.

Discover how Arup designed the structure, which had to combine optimum deployment of the antennae and ancillary equipment with a sensitivity to the beauty of the site and the building's role as a symbol for Barcelona.

In Madrid, we explore the glass entrance towers to the Centro de Arte Reina Sofia in Madrid, which were designed Arup, and which employ a suspension system in which prestressed springs accommodate differential temperature movements.

In London, we look at work we undertook to refurbish and deliver new buildings at the Trocadero complex at Piccadilly Circus. Arup were structural and services consultants for the work with the article examining the seven-screen cinema complex. a television studio. an 'air rights' office development over the central atrium, and a small refurbished corner building.

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The Arup Journal 1992 - Issue 1