Lakhta Center – a large scale project of the construction of a modern business area in the north-west of Saint Petersburg. Opening in 2018.
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"World of Science" и Planetarium

Transformable Hall

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Panoramic restaurant

Project Status

80-83 floors core

June 2017:

  • Construction of tower the core above the 80-83th floor
  • Installation metal farm in tower in 76-80 flors
  • Installation of facade of the tower
  • Work on the steel structures of building with an atrium

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High Technology

34 lifts will be used in the tower: double-decker passenger high speed and service lifts. The vertical transport strategy is developed so that the waiting time in rush hour does not exceed 30 seconds, in some groups the waiting time is 15 seconds.

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A unique system of hoisting mechanisms is tailor-made for Lakhta Center Tower to maintain (clean and current repair) of glazed facades which will successfully operate on the building of a twisted and convex shape.

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The-state-of-the-art fire fighting system will be installed in the complex which uses water mist. Due to the structure of sprinklers and high pressure this system considerably reduces the size of droplets and increases their density in a room.

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The main entrance in Lakhta Center Mixed-use complex is designed as an arch. The height of the arch is almost 24m. The length is 98m. It is not a classic arch, it is rather a structure of a complicated arched shape. The roof projection on a horizontal plane is of a curvilinear crescent trapezoid shape.

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A suction and exhaust ventilation is designed in Lakhta Center. Air exchange-wise ventilation in Lakhta Center is general exchange, local, and anti-smoke. Air suction and exhaust is provided through louvres in the tower façade corners.

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Unique façade structures and bent window units 2.8m x 4.2m weighing about 740kg will be used in the tower. Such a quantity of unique façade glass will be used in a tower for the first time.

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To reduce noise of ventilation and air conditioning equipment is used with a reduced noise level, noise suppressors, equipment is placed in isolated areas with sound-proof curtain walls including “floating floors”.

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Wastes can be different including mercury lamps, luminescent mercurial tubes, filtered and absorbing waste, sediment after foul water treatment, household paper, medical waste, household waste from offices, polymer waste and packaging from nonferrous metals, solid household waste.

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Cold accumulators make it possible to control peak loads in a climatic system. Energy is accumulated at low peak hours and used when cooling need is the highest.

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