Lakhta Center incorporates a number of innovative energy-saving technologies into its design. Thus a building with 90% office floor area would be said to be an "office" building, irrespective of other minor functions it may also contain. Entrance group of Lakhta Centre is a large span steel structure. [52], The complex of buildings and structures is a single structure consisting of two buildings connected by a courtyard. The height of the building is 462 meters. Petersburg. in Hong Kong). Installation of the spire is complete, glazing of the tower and spire continues. Готов котлован для строительства небоскреба "Лахта-центра", All 2080 Piles in Lakhta Center Foundation, Alexey Miller: First floors of the skyscraper in Lakhta will appear this year, Pouring of the Upper Slab of the Lakhta Center Tower Foundation, Liebherr tower cranes in action erecting the highest building in Europe, Russian skyscraper ‘becomes Europe’s tallest building, "The last tower crane has been removed at the Lakhta Center construction site", Europe's Tallest Skyscraper Approaches Completion in St Petersburg, Horizontal versus vertical. Besides these elevators there will be special firefighter lifts constructed to be used in case of emergency. The colossal Lahkta Center of 87 floors is the 13th highest building in the world and the tallest one in Europe (located in Saint Petersburg). Construction of the 2nd stage (November 2018), The Multi-functional building (MFZ) is a structure consisting of two buildings, North and South, which are united by a common foundation, stylobate and roof. Steel Seven of Europe's ten tallest skyscrapers are located in the Moscow International Business Center (MIBC). A 'Building' is a structure where at least 50% of the height is occupied by usable floor area. In order to provide more effective fire-fighting, a HI-FOG water mist suppression system will be used. "[18] During the 36th session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO held in Saint Petersburg in 2012 it was stated that a large area of Saint-Petersburg falls within preservation and buffer zones provided for UNESCO World Heritage Sites. But the grand facility looks lightweight and elegant. 20 June 2018 - The last tower crane was removed. It will help to reduce the differences in electricity use between night and day. Professor Kim commented on the "modern shape" of the proposed Lakhta Center, which according to him had "nothing in common with ordinary boxes". There will be 34 elevators in the tower, but not all of them will travel to the top floor. required. The Lakhta Center (Russian: Ла́хта це́нтр, tr. The Lakhta Center, which was designed by Gorproject and RMJM, is Europe’s tallest building and the 13th-tallest worldwide. The mixed-use building will contain 62 elevators. A new area in Lakhta – a large-scale project of the construction of a modern business area in the north-west of Saint Petersburg. Construction of Lakhta Center started on 30 October 2012; it was topped out on 29 January 2018. On 11 April 2012, ex-governor of St. Petersburg and now Federation Council chairwoman Valentina Matvienko said to journalists that the "Lakhta center could become a new symbol of the city and attract the businessmen from all over the world to St. Tony Kettle (architect) Formwork & shoring. Lakhta Center "Lakhta Center" became a large scale public and office project in Primorskiy district of Saint-Petersburg, Russia. The total capacity of all elevators is up to 1,280 people. The improvement of the embankments is planned to be completed at the end of 2020. Installation of the spire, height of about 450 meters. With its very impressive architecture, the Lakhta Center, a futuristic building complex designed by Tony Kettle, is the new highlight of Saint Petersburg. HONORABLE MENTION Pedro Caballero title: Structure II View details. Both the main vertical/lateral structural elements and the floor spanning systems are constructed from concrete which has been cast in place and utilizes steel reinforcement bars. Geodesic, ecologic and soil investigations and design documentation for the project were prepared by GORPROJECT (Russia), NIIOSP (Russia), Petrochim-technologiya LLC (Russia) and Trest GRII JSC (Russia). Since the building of Lakhta Center has an extreme height, during the development of the project and construction much attention was paid to the stability and safety of the structure. GLC - the fifth element of Lakhta Center", "Презентационные материалы | Лахта Центр – многофункциональный комплекс в Приморском районе Санкт-Петербурга", "Observation deck | Лахта Центр – многофункциональный комплекс в Приморском районе Санкт-Петербурга", Construction director of Lakhta Center Elena Morozova: "We will become record-holders due to the volume of concrete poured", "В середине декабря начнется заливка фундамента первого здания "Лахта Центра, МО Лахта-Ольгино Об инновациях в "Лахта центре", МО Лахта-Ольгино. Complex consists of several elements: a multifunctional building, an arch and a tower. Objects planned for placing in the area of construction, scheme of communications and transportation infrastructure were presented to the public. 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