In Bucharest, Romania, a city known for its vibrant mix of historical and contemporary buildings, the Charles de Gaulle Center Tower stands out. Only 18 stories and 69 meters tall, the new building was conceived by Westfourth Architecture's Vladamir Arsene. Despite its size, the building still towers over the historical structures surrounding it. Not only did the building transform its city, it also won the European Steel Design Award and the 2005 Annual Award for Romanian Architecture.

Inside of the tower, a 16-story atrium soars above its glass floor, topped by an "inverted skylight" suspended from the steel roof structure. The lobby walls are finished in clear and translucent glass panels, illuminated from behind. Colorful, illuminated wall panels are marked with the words "Lorem Ipsum."

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