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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Project Status

August 2018:

  • Main construction and installation works are completed,
  • Preparation for the commissioning of the Complex is in progress.

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News and Publications

30.07.2018, Dezeen

The RMJM-designed Lakhta Centre in St Petersburg is Russia and Europe's tallest building – standing 462 metres high. The twisted supertall skyscraper, which finished construction in June 2018, is the 13th tallest building in the world. Its 87 floors are currently being fitted out. Developers Gazprom, a Russian gas company that will occupy most of the building, also claim it to be the "northernmost skyscraper in the world".

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12.07.2018, Arch Daily

The Lakhta Center, a 400,000-square-meter complex which includes Europe's tallest skyscraper, is approaching completion in St Petersburg.

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20.06.2018, TASS

An automatic deformation monitoring system designed by Russian experts will be deployed in Europe's tallest building.

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20.06.2018, Fontanka.ru

The last tower crane has been removed at the construction site of the Lakhta Center high rise building.

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29.01.2018

The installation of the spire of the Lakhta Center Multifunctional Complex under construction in Saint Petersburg, which will house the headquarters of Gazprom Group, has been completed. Air lights were lighted up at the top of the skyscraper. Thus, the main building of the Complex reached its final height of 462 metres. The construction of the above-ground part of the skyscraper took two and a half years.

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21.11.2017, The Village

The tallest building in Europe, LAKHTA CENTER offers the most breathtaking views and opportunities. They are limitless and incredible. Here, the sun is shining even on dull days, and rainbow takes the form of a circle.

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05.10.2017

Russian supertall skyscraper Lakhta Center, the dominant element of the multifunctional complex built in St Petersburg, become the highest building in Europe and has surpassed the elevation over 374 meters.

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01.09.2017, Interfax North-West

The construction workers started installing a Tower spire at the level of the 83rd floor of the Lakhta Center Social and Business Complex in St. Petersburg.

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22.08.2017, RBC

For over a hundred year skyscrapers have been perceived as a symbol of power to capture the human imagination because of their scale, and their symbolic nature to show the financial wellbeing, the technologies, and the potential for iconic representation of cities.

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07.06.2017, Aeroflot World

One year from now North Saint Petersburg is going to get a new high rise complex called Lakhta Center: it is being built by the Gazprom group and its tower is going to stand 462 meters tall. We got hold of Lakhta Center’s Director General Elena Ilyukhina to ask her about the new building, its character, architecture and mission.

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