View Full Version : Reformulation: Mendes Caldeira.

Jul 25, 2007, 12:16 PM
http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=10890http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=102762 http://www1.folha.uol.com.br/folha/treinamento/aquijazsaopaulo/te0212200323.shtmlneighborhood - Centro Sé.name: Edifício Wilson Mendes Caldeirastarted: 1960.built finished: 1963.destroyed: 1975FLOORS: 28/29 counted by photo. 32 is too much.Although the up to roof had some 110m, it is not counted the Rotating Mercedes-Benz Symbol uppon it with some 10m+the Water Reservatory which makes some 13m for Spire, in its last times. So please consider:Roof: 110mSpire: 123m.http://www.metro.sp.gov.br/ingles/empresa/historia/tehistoria1_03.shtml Facts: Among the implosions made at Sao Paulo this was the tallest standing concrete building ever falled by an implosion for Metrô Subway line Leste-Oeste connection expansion. Company involved Controlled Demolition, Inc. (http://www.emporis.com/en/cd/cm/?id=controlleddemolition,inc-phoenix-md-usa). After this implosion only the burnt Cesp Building at Av. Paulista has an equal approach, but not in such high structure.Today the site is Praca da Sé (Sé Place) fountain with subway 3 storey underground station below it. In this station lines blue Norte-Sul (North-South) cross in different levels with line Orange Leste-Oeste (East-West). The Praca da Sé was complete reviewed where such buildings like Wilson Mendes Caldeira and other lowrises do not exist anymore. Because this Sé station, this is the most frequent people traffic in public movement at Sao Paulo city. :tup: