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Imperial War Museum North

 

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  • The 55m observation tower leans with an angle of 4 degrees.
  • The building is designed to resemble a globe shattered by war with the nominal North Pole of the earth located at the entrance.

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Architect
Daniel Libeskind
Main Contractor
Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd
Structural Engineer
Arup Group

Reference Data

Reference No.
445
First Uploaded
19-02-2006
Last Editorial Date
09-04-2010
 

Building Location

Address
Trafford Wharf Road, Manchester. M17 1TZ
Council
Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council
County
Greater Manchester
Region
North West
Country
United Kingdom

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Building Specification

Status
Complete
Proposal date
1997
Construction start date
2000
Completion date
2002

Roof Height (AGL)
55.00

Imperial War Museum North

Market Data

Primary Use
Museum
Secondary Use
Observation Tower


Construction Cost
£28,000,000.00
Budget Date
2002

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