Lakhta Center is a multifunctional complex in St. Petersburg with the Gazprom headquarter and public spaces occupying a third of the area. Construction was completed in October 2018, now start work on the arrangement of business and public areas. The opening will take place in about a year, when the complex will be fully prepared to meet guests.
Europe's tallest New Year Tree
Lakhta Center, the world’s northernmost skyscraper, wishes St. Petersburg a Happy New Year!
On December 31, the lights of the Europe’s tallest New Year tree were came on - the Lakhta Center skyscraper illuminated in the New Year green lights. Now citizens and guests of St.-Petersburg have not only a new reason for a selfie, but also one more thing for pride. In the year 2018, which is now drawing to a close, St. Petersburg became the city with the tallest skyscraper in Europe, the first one in Russia that achieved LEED Platinum certification. The New Year lighting of the skyscraper highlights the “green” status of the project. The 462-meter New Year tree, glittering with lights, will bring joy to citizens during the season holidays.
May your star shine brighter in the coming year.
Yours, Lakhta Center
Lakhta Center is a multifunctional complex in Saint Petersburg which houses the headquarters of Gazprom Group and public spaces that occupy about a third of its area. The construction was completed in October 2018, at the moment finishing and furnishing works in the business and public areas are in progress.
The construction of the complex lasted 6 years, from October 2012 to October 2018. The architectural dominant of Lakhta Center – a 462-meter (1516 ft) skyscraper – has become the Europe’s tallest building. About 600 Russian and foreign companies and more than 20,000 people from 18 countries took part in the project implementation.
Lakhta Center comprises four facilities, with a total floor area of more than 400,000 sq. m:
- An 87-storey skyscraper twisted at 90 degrees from foundation to top in accordance with the complex geometry and architecture of the building.
- A multifunctional building.
- An arch that is a stand-alone building-entrance to the complex.
- A stylobate that hides the parking, the warehouses, and the logistics passages.
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