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



"World of Science" и Planetarium

Transformable Hall

Observation deck

Panoramic restaurant

Project Status

July 2018:

  • Montage of facade of the tower and MFB
  • Installation of facade of Arch
  • Work inside building

Video of stages of construction

Panoramas of stages




Presentation Materials

News and Publications


On March 27, 2015 GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS adjudicator handed over a certificate for a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for largest continuous concrete pour to the directors of Lakhta Center, the company dealing with the project.

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The pouring of the bottom foundation plate of Lakhta Center high-rise building, which began on February 27, 2015 at 20.00, was successfully completed on March 1 at 21.20. During more than 49 hours of continuous concreting, 19,624 cubic meters of concrete were cast in the foundation, which is three thousand cubic meters more than the Guinness world record. An important construction stage of the complex has been completed.

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At Lakhta Center site the pouring of the foundation slab of the 85m multifunctional building which will adjoin the tower is underway. It will grant an opportunity for the developer to test technologies prior to pouring the foundation of the 462m tower. The pouring of the raft foundation started on December 12 last year and will continue until mid-February.

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24.01.2015, Nevskoy vremya

A Center of Amusing Science that has no prototypes in the world will appear in Petersburg. The World of Science will be opened at Lakhta Center site, a unique complex for children of various age aimed at reviving the interest of youngsters in exact sciences.

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12.12.2014, SPb, December 2014

Lakhta Center Construction Director Elena Morozova told us about unique features of Gazprom tower.

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02.12.2014, BN-newspaper

Alexander Bobkov Executive Director for Lakhta Center Multifunctional Complex JSC told BN whether international sanctions will affect the pace of Lakhta Center Project construction and why its investors are not ready to invest monies into the construction of a metro station in Primorsky district.

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20.10.2014, “Popular Mechanics” Magazine, October 2014, Oleg Makarov

Peter the Great built the city named after his Patron Saint as marine gates of Russia to Europe but a whole city on the Neva river emerged. As it is known, all the beauty of the center of the Northern capital is confined to the river delta and port facilities.

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06.10.2014, Interfax North-West

“Social and Business Center Okhta” CJSC employed the main contractors to carry out construction works of Lakhta Center Public and Business Complex in Petersburg.

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The interiors of the public areas in Lakhta Center skyscraper will be designed in a futuristic style. This design was offered by a design bureau from Italy Exclusiva Design Srl which has won an open tender.

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07.08.2014, Interfax North-West

The Government of St. Petersburg and Gazprom are planning to sign an agreement on the creation of an interactive science-and-technology center for children at “Lakhta Center” community and business complex, as reported on Thursday by the press service for the Vice Governor of St. Petersburg, Vasiliy Kichedzhi.

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