Madrid Skyline HD Webcam

Madrid Skyline High Definition Webcam

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The camera is pointing at Chamartín railway station and the Cuatro Torres Business Area. This includes Torre CEPSA, the tallest building in Spain at 250 metres (820ft) high. Webcam transmits a high definition 1920x1080 pixel image that is updated every minute. Weather info is from Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport (MAD/LEMD), 4 miles away. First light today will be at 7:26 am and sunrise will be at 8:33 am. Sunset will be at 6:19 pm and nightfall will be at 7:26 pm. Webcam clock is synchronized with the Spanish Navy Observatory (Real Instituto y Observatorio de la Armada) which is the Time Stamping Authority in Spain. Accuracy of webcam clock is usually ±1 second. Local time zone is CET (Central European Time!) which is UTC +01:00, although Madrid is geographically at UTC -0:15.

Key to buildings

Key to buildings

  • 1 Puerta de Europa are twin office buildings in Plaza de Castilla. Designed by Philip Johnson and John Burgee, built by Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas (FCC) and commissioned in 1996 by the Kuwait Investment Office (hence their initial name ‘Torres KIO’ or ‘KIO Towers’). Leslie E. Robertson Associates provided structural engineering services. Each building is 115m (377ft) tall, has 26 storeys and leans 15° from the vertical, making them the first inclined skyscrapers in the world.
  • 2 Madrid-Chamartín railway station is the second major railway station in Madrid. Designed by Alonso, Corrales y Molezún, and Olaquiaga, and built between 1970 and 1975, although subsequent work would be carried on into the early 1980s.
  • 3 Torre CEPSA, originally known as Torre Repsol then Torre Caja de Madrid, and then Torre Bankia until 2014. Designed by Lord Foster and built by a joint venture of Dragados and Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas (FCC). 250m (820ft) high and 45 storeys, it is the tallest building in Spain and the 4th tallest building in the European Union.
  • 4 Torre PwC, formerly Torre Sacyr Vallehermoso. Designed by Carlos Rubio Carvajal and Enrique Álvarez-Sala Walter and built by Sacyr Vallehermoso. On the upper deck there are 3 wind turbines that produce 2.5kW of power for use in the building. 236m (774ft) and 52 storeys.
  • 5 Torre de Cristal (Glass Tower). Designed by Cesar Pelli and built by Dragados. 249m high (817ft) and 52 storeys, it is the second tallest building in Spain, only 89cm (35 inches) shorter than Torre CEPSA.
  • 6 Torre Espacio (Space Tower). Designed by American architect Henry N. Cobb, a partner in the firm Pei Cobb Freed, and built by OHL. In 2009, it became the new home of the British Embassy in Madrid. In 2010, the Embassy of Canada also moved to Torre Espacio, followed by the Australian and Dutch Embassies. 236m (774ft) high and 57 storeys.
  • 7 Caleido. Designed by Fenwick Iribarren and Serrano-Suñer Arquitectura and built by OHL Desarrollos. Popularly named Quinta Torre (Fifth Tower) since it stands close to the other four skyscrapers of the Cuatro Torres Business Area (CTBA). 181m and 38 storeys.
  • 8 Condado de Treviño 9. Residential building. 78m (256ft) and 23 storeys.
Night panorama