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Gazprom Tower

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Identification

Gazprom Tower
Okhta Tower, Corn on the Cob
286825

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Structure in General

skyscraper
unbuilt [cancelled]
modernism

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • To minimise energy consumption, the building is clad in two double-glazed layers.
  • In December 2006 this project was selected as the winning project among six proposals.
  • Depending on the position of the sun, the tower will change color up to 10 times a day.
  • The St. Petersburg Union of Architects refused to take part in the design competition leading to the choosing of this project as they thought it would ruin the architectural harmony of the city.
  • The project has raised much fear among some citizens that the tower will spoil the historic skyline of St. Petersburg.
  • There is a public observation gallery on the 70th floor.

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Location

Neva River Waterfront
Gazprom City
St. Petersburg
City of St. Petersburg
Russia

Technical Data

1,299.21 ft
1,299.22 ft
1,072.83 ft
77

Involved Companies

RMJM London

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Features & Amenities

  • Observation floor is available
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