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What is the four cylinders tower ? whereis it located ?

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Asked by Iqbal Seth, 31 Oct '11 05:51 pm
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The Four Cylinders Tower is the BMW headquarters in Munich. It was built between 1968 and 1972 and was ready just in time for 1972 Summer Olympics. The building stands 101 m (roughly 331 feet) tall, is located in direct proximity of the Olympic Village and is often mentioned as one of the most notable examples of architecture in Munich. The large cathedral exterior is supposed to mimic the shape of a tire in a race car, with the garage representing the cylinder head. Both buildings were designed by architect Karl Schwanzer.
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Answered by angel, 31 Oct '11 05:51 pm

 
  
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The Tower was built between 1968 and 1972 and was ready just in time for 1972 Summer Olympics. Its inauguration followed on 18 May 1973. The 101 m (roughly 331 feet) building is located near the Olympic Village and is often cited as one of the most notable examples of architecture in Munich. The large cathedral exterior is supposed to mimic the shape of a tire in a race car, with the garage representing the cylinder head. Both buildings were designed by the Austrian architect Karl Schwanzer.[2]

The main tower consists of four vertical cylinders standing next to and across from each other. Each cylinder is divided horizontally in its center by a mold in the facade. Notably, these cylinders do not stand on the ground, they are suspended on a central support tower. During the construction, individual floors were assembled on the ground and then elevated. The tower has a diameter of 52.30 meters (roughly 171 feet). The building has 22 occupied floors, two of which ar ...more
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Answered by jameel ahmed, 31 Oct '11 06:35 pm

 
  
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The main attraction for the hundreds of thousands of visitors that visit BMW yearly is the four-cilinder BMW tower and the bowl-shaped museum next to it.The museum showcases the technical development of cars and motorcycles and also has some exhibits about the history of the company. Many old cars and motorcycles are on display along a spiral ramp that curls along the inside of the bowl-shaped building.
Some of the cars here include a Dixi car from 1928, the funny-looking Isetta and sports cars such as the BMW 328, known for its victory in the historic Mille Miglia race in Italy. There are also more recent models on display such as the BMW 850
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Answered by aflatoon, 31 Oct '11 05:57 pm

 
  
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It is located in Munich.
Answered by anantharaman, 31 Oct '11 05:53 pm

 
  
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BMW headquarters in Munich
Answered by klm, 31 Oct '11 07:30 pm

 
  
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