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Russia Tower

Identification

Russia Tower
Moscow City Tower
260559

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
unbuilt [cancelled]
composite structure

Usage

commercial office rental apartments hotel
restaurant fitness center garden

Facts

  • Plans call for 5,605,891 square feet of gross floor space.
  • The building's green credentials are legion with a triple glazed low E façade, solar cells which feed electricity back into the Moscow grid, precipitation harvesting which reduces the need for the toilets' water by 30% and the potential for thermopiles and cooling by river water.
  • Groundbreaking was attended by Moscow's mayor, Yuir Luzhkov, as well as members of the Moscow Government.
  • On completion, this would have been the tallest naturally ventilated tower in the world.
  • The triangular shape means that the residential, hotel and office elements can all have their own entrance.
  • Construction work stopped in October 2008 because of financial problems.
  • On 27 April, 2009, Alexander Kuzmin, Moscow Head Architect, announced that the project was cancelled due to financial problems.
  • This would have been the tallest building in Europe on completion.

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Location

Russia

Technical Data

2,009.02 ft
2,009.02 ft
1,640.52 ft
118
2008
2012
13.94 ft
101
3,680

Involved Companies

Premium Companies:

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

acoustics consultant, client, elevator consultant, lighting consultant, structural engineering, sustainable design consultant, wind surveyor

Features & Amenities

  • Observation floor is available
  • Rainwater is recycled
  • Solar panels are installed