Foster + Partners has completed Varso Tower
At a record-breaking 310 metres it is the tallest tower in the European Union.
Foster + Partners has completed Varso Tower, an integral part of HB Reavis' Varso Place in Warsaw
At a record-breaking 310 metres it is the tallest tower in the European Union. Grant Brooker, Head of Studio, Foster + Partners, said: “We are so proud to be part of this development. Our client HB Reavis has been a fantastic champion of the project throughout and our local collaborators at Epstein and Buro Happold have worked tirelessly alongside us. We believe that the tower, filled with activity and featuring extraordinary rooftop public spaces will make a strong, positive contribution to this wonderful city. We hope that it will become a hub for local and international business and a symbol for contemporary Poland.”
Situated at the corner of Jana Pawla II and Chmielna Street, the tower forms a gateway to the new development and draws people through the building towards the public plaza on its western end that connects to the neighbouring buildings. The social heart of the project is a plaza enclosed within a glazed screen, animated with full height trees and benches for people to enjoy the surroundings.
This ‘urban room’ forms the point of
seamless connection between people who work in the offices – who may use it as a sitout during breaks – and the public, to access the shops and restaurants in the