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

May 2020:

  • 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



for 'Best Tall Building 400 meters and above', ' Structural Engineering ', 'Façade Engineering', 'Construction' and ' Geotechnical Engineering'.


A weather station has been installed on the spire of Lakhta Center skyscraper in Saint Petersburg.


- Lakhta Center congratulates Zenit, its fans, and the whole northern capital. Today, Lakhta Center Tower will light up in the signature blue and white colours of the club to celebrate the victory of the blue-white-sky blues! Zenit is the champion! Hooray! – says the Instagram post of Lakhta Center.


The complex of main and auxiliary buildings comprises one building consisting of two wings connected by a concourse. The authors of the project believe that not only will it promote the office function of Lakhta Center, but it will add the finishing touch to the architectural ensemble and create harmony with the skyscraper in the horizontal plane.


In order to implement a project successfully, it is important to analyze the intermediate results first. This will give you a clear idea in which direction to keep going. It is like catching the wind in your sails, believes Lakhta Center Multifunctional Complex Executive Director Alexander Bobkov, who spoke to Tatyana Kameneva about the direction in which Saint Petersburg is developing.


Lakhta Center, the world’s northernmost skyscraper, wishes St. Petersburg a Happy New Year!


Lakhta Center (Gazprom Tower) Awarded Prestigious Leed Green Building Certification


On October 16, 2018 Lakhta Center MFC JSC received authorization for commissioning of the facility. The relevant document was officially published by the State Construction Supervision and Inspection Service of Saint Petersburg, Russia.

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".

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.

20.06.2018, TASS

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


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


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.

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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

01.06.2017, Kommersant Saint Petersburg

On the eve of the Saint-Petersburg International Economic Forum 2017, Lakhta Center Executive Director Alexander Bobkov told BG correspondent Marina Yashko about how large scale projects like Lakhta Center change the investment climate and the external environment of the city.

04.04.2017, the Kommersant, No. 56, April 3, 2017

Lakhta Center Director General Elena Ilyukhina on why the city needs a skyscraper