Lipstick, Gothenburg ,Vastra, Gotaland County, Sweden
Lilla Bommen, popularly referred to as The Lipstick, is an 86 m (282 ft) 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, Skanskaskrapan, Vattenståndet or Legohuset, 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 27,596 m2 of office space, 2,501 m2 of shopping space and 1,528 m2 for other functions. Owned by the Vasakronan real estate company, it is possible to take an elevator to the top floor viewpoint GötheborgsUtkiken, which has a good view of the city.
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