Lilla Bommen, Gothenburg

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Lilla Bommen, popularly referred to as The Lipstick, is an 86m high post-modern high-rise with 22 floors in the Lilla Bommen district of central Gothenburg, Sweden. It is commonly referred to by people from Gothenburg as Läppstiftet (The Lipstick), Skanskaskrapan (The Skanska Skyscraper), Vattenståndet (a double-entendre: The Water Level, but also The Water Erection) or Legohuset (The Lego House), although the official name is simply Lilla Bommen after its location.Skanskaskrapan was designed by Ralph Erskine in cooperation with White Architects and built by Skanska in the late 1980s, led by Gösta Backmark.The building was completed in 1989, and has 27596m2 of office space, 2501m2 of shopping space and 1528m2 for other functions. Owned by the Vasakronan real estate company, it is possible to take an elevator to the top floor viewpoint GötheborgsUtkiken (The Gothenburg Lookout), which has a good view of the city.
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  • Yeah, literally known by being the ugliest building in Gothenburg. Nothing to see here. Ugly port also.  more »
  • It's a building! And a pritty little port. And a large "ship" of Opera House. All these make a very nice impression  more »
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