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. »



"World of Science" и Planetarium

Transformable Hall

Observation deck

Panoramic restaurant

Project Status

September 2019:

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

Video of stages of construction

Panoramas of stages




Presentation Materials

News and Publications


The works related to Lakhta Center pile foundation have been completed. The last pile under the foundation was produced on June 17, 2014 at 07:00.

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02.06.2014, REGNUM

In Saint Petersburg the results of a contest of youth projects in the sphere of architecture and design ArchiChance-2 "Entrance to the World of Science" and the winners were announced. Students developed the designs of the interior of the foyer of the Center for Amusing Science in Lakhta Center Mixed-use Complex.

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An opportunity to build underground and overground pedestrian crosswalks and a standalone boiler-house to supply to the complex and adjoining areas is approved at Lakhta Center site.

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At a roundtable discussion held on May 26 “Managing Peripheral Areas: Forming Points of Growth” arranged by a company "Gorod22" under the auspices of Fontanka, foreign urban planners came to a conclusion that the main player in a process of transforming peripheral areas is the state which shall not only participate in the process but actively manage it.

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23.05.2014, RBK

The most deficit resource of a modern large city is open public spaces for walking, communication, implementing creative ideas. This is a conclusion made by the participants of an urban planning discussion as part of Petersburg International Economic Forum. The managers of cities which quality of life is regarded as exemplary made this conclusion long ago and have tried to use each plot of land as efficiently as possible.

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22.05.2014, Interfax Severo-Zapad

Renaissance Construction CJSC entered into a contract for the construction of the foundation of a building in Lakhta Center Complex with “Social and Business Center Okhta” CJSC (the client of the construction), according to Director General of Renaissance Construction CJSC Mr.Andrew Vlasenko.

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Nowhere in Europe are taller buildings going up than in Russia. St. Petersburg is currently witnessing the construction of the continent’s future tallest skyscraper, Lakhta Center.

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05.05.2014, Agenstvo Biznes Novostey

Passions on Okhta Center have faded away, city conservationists switched to other sites and the subject of Lakhta Center slightly moved out of public view. Meanwhile the construction of the tower is at full swing. A reporter of “Agenstvo Biznes Novostey” talked to Director for Construction Mrs. Elena Morozova.

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The tender negotiations procedure related to the selection of the general contractor to build Lakhta Center is completed. The bidders are ranked. The main potential general contractor is defined according to the lowest offered price, Renaissance Construction company.

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28.03.2014, Regnum

The kinetic energy of visitors’ and employees’ steps can be transformed into electric energy in order to illuminate the concourse of the future Lakhta Center in Petersburg. This idea under one of the alternative architectural solutions of the tower interiors was treated with interest in “Social and Business Center Okhta” CJSC.

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