Russia Tower










According to the chief architect of the project, Norman Foster, the tower should become the tallest building in Europe and the third highest in the world. The total area of buildings will be 520 thousand square meters, of which 200 thousand will be under the ground. In the tower floors are planning to do 118, 101 elevator, underground parking for 3680 vehicles. The ground floor will be shops and ice-skating rink, the top - an observation tower. The main space is given under the office tower. The building at the same time be able to fit the 25 000 people. Krasnopresnenskaya tower built on the embankment.

The beginning of construction - 2007 year. The decision to build such a huge building was accepted by officials in 1994 and has since changed its tower five times the intended location. One of the options they chose Foster, the height of the tower was to be 1000 m. But this option was rejected by the Mayor of Moscow Yuri Luzhkov. Capsule with parchment laid in the ground Towers Moscow Mayor Yuri M. Luzhkov September 18, 2007.
  • The height of the tower 612 meters.

Location Moscow, Russia
Status Under construction
Groundbreaking 18 September2007
Estimated completion 2012
Use Mixed use
Antenna/Spire 648 m (2,126)
Roof 612.2 m (2,009 ft)
Top floor 500 m (1,640 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 118
Floor area 520,000 m² (5,597,280 square feet)
Elevator count 101
Cost over $2 billion
Architect Foster + Partners
Halvorson and Partners
Contractor Satori (site preparation)
Soletanshstroy (Soletanche Bachy) (Diaphragm wall, 0 level)
Developer Russian Land
Owner Russian Land