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 date of the complex will be announced after the completion of all the finishing and landscaping work.
The Lakhta Center Project Team receives Russian Government Prize for Achievements in Science and Technology
On October 24, 2020 the winners of the annual Prize of the Government of the Russian Federation (the main Russian prize in the field of science and technology) were announced. Among them are scientists, engineers and CEOs involved in the construction of the northernmost skyscraper in the world - Lakhta Center. The project team was noted for achievements in the development and creation of structural and technological solutions and a model for managing the construction of the tallest high-rise building in Europe.
“The construction of the Lakhta Center is the result of the well-coordinated work of a large team of specialists. This includes scientific research, and the development of new building standards, and the use of innovative technologies and materials, and much more. Despite this scale, it took us only six years to create a unique complex. Today we are glad and proud that the Lakhta Center has become a new landmark and a full-fledged part of the sea façade of St. Petersburg, ”said Elena Ilyukhina, laureate of the Russian Government prize, project manager of the Lakhta Center, member of the Management Board, Deputy CEO, Gazprom Neft PJSC.