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.
In context of urban development
Saint Petersburg sees a strange situation in relation to an industrial belt around the historic center. Everybody says that something should be done with this “grey” belt comprising out-of-service Soviet plants but nothing is done.Подробнее
Sooner or later most rapidly developing large cities in the world find themselves in an urban planning dead end. It means that transport routes connecting the center of the city with residential districts in the outskirts can no longer stand high daily circulation and the center where too many functions important for the city are concentrated.Подробнее