The Rotunda is an iconic, cylindrical high rise building in Birmingham, England. The tower is 81 metres tall and has got 25 floors. The architect of the Rotunda is Jim Roberts, who started the construction in 1961 till 1965. The Grade II listed building was first used as an office, but in 2004 the developer Urban Splash and Glenn Howells Architects remodel the Rotunda into a residential house. The redevelopment will create 232 luxury apartments, including six penthouse suites on the 20th floor. There will be fourteen apartments on each floor. The building was officially reopened on the May 13, 2008.