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Europe's Tallest Skyscraper Approaches Completion in St Petersburg

Posted On: Jul 12, 2018   |   Posted By: Arch Daily

Europe's Tallest Skyscraper Approaches Completion in St Petersburg

© Viktor Sukharukov Courtesy of Lakhta Center Multifunctional Complex
The Lakhta Center, a 400,000-square-meter complex which includes Europe's tallest skyscraper, is approaching completion in St Petersburg. Designed by RMJM in collaboration with Kettle Collective, the complex provides a new landmark in the northwest of the city-an area on the coastline of the Gulf of Finland which has seen significant development in recent years with the completion of the St Petersburg Stadium, a passenger seaport, and a number of park spaces including the Park of the 300th Anniversary of Saint Petersburg. The centerpiece of the development, the 462-meter-tall Lakhta Center Tower, is not only the tallest building in Europe, but also the first supertall skyscraper in St Petersburg, the world's second-tallest twisting skyscraper after the Shanghai Tower , and the world's northernmost skyscraper.
Courtesy of Lakhta Center Multifunctional Complex
Around two-thirds of the office space in the Center will be occupied by the...

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