The Gran Torre Santiago (Spanish: Great Santiago Tower), previously known as Gran Costanera Tower, is a skyscraper under construction in Santiago, Chile. In February 2011 it became the tallest building in South America.
Skyscrapers, Under Construction
Gran Torre Santiago is part of the Costanera Center complex, which will include a shopping mall, two hotels and two additional office towers. Gran Torre Santiago will be 300 metres (980 ft) tall and 70 stories high with a floor pitch of 4.1 metres (13 ft). It was designed by Cesar Pelli, Chilean architects Alemparte Barreda y Asociados, and by the Canadian company Watt International. Structural engineering is performed by the Chilean company René Lagos y Asociados Ing. Civiles Ltda.