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Mercury City

Identification

Mercury City
Mercury City Tower, Mercury Office Tower
291262

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
concrete
glass
curtain wall
structural expressionism

Usage

office residential
shop(s) parking

Facts

  • Architect Frank Williams claims this is the first environmentally friendly building in Moscow. It is designed to use less water and electricity by collecting melting water and providing 75% workspace with daylight. 10% of the construction material came from a 300 kilometer radius of the construction site.
  • The 53rd floor (230 meters) was completed in May 2011.
  • The 67th floor was completed in February 2012.
  • The tallest building in Europe features a total of 29 elevators, two of them are high-speed elevators travelling at a maximum speed of 7 m/s.
  • Of the 29 elevators, 20 are passenger elevators and 9 are service elevators.
  • Of the 20 passenger lifts, 10 of them are TWIN system - where two elevator cabs operate independently one above the other in the same shaft.
  • Combined, the inclined surfaces of the building's exterior are equivalent in area to a soccer field.

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Location

1-y Krasnogvardeyskiy proyezd, 15
Russia

Technical Data

338.82 m
338.82 m
338.82 m
75
5
2006
2013
29

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

developer, elevator supplier, facade maintenance system supplier, facade supplier, foundation company, geotechnical engineering