Architecture of Lakhta Center complex in St. Petersburg Russia

Architecture of Lakhta Center complex in St. Petersburg Russia. That is one of the under construction project with one of the Europe’s tallest structure.

A new area in Lakhta – a large-scale project of the construction of a modern business area in the north-west of Saint Petersburg.

The project builds upon a balanced approach to the creation of an urban environment combining modern architecture, innovative engineering solutions and a considerate attitude towards nature.

A modern mini-city with the headquarters of Gazprom neft and other Gazprom group companies in the center will be built outside the urban area in Primorsky district of Saint Petersburg, at the exit from the city between the Gulf of Finland and Primorskoye highway.

Architecture of Lakhta Center complex in St. Petersburg Russia

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Lakhta Center is a large mixed-use non-residential construction project in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

When the project was still planned for its original site next to the historical center of St. Petersburg.

Lakhta Center is planned to include the first super tall skyscraper in the city, a scientific and educational complex, sports and leisure facilities, and an outdoor amphitheater.

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  • General information about project

StatusUnder construction
Town or citySaint Petersburg
CountryRussia
Construction started2012
Completed2018 (planned)
Height462.7 m (1,518 ft)
  • Technical details

Floor count86
  • Design and construction

ArchitectTony Kettle
Architecture firmRMJM

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The project builds upon a balanced approach to the creation of an urban environment combining modern architecture, innovative engineering solutions and a considerate attitude towards nature.

A modern mini-city with the headquarters of Gazprom neft and other Gazprom group companies in the center will be built outside the urban area in Primorsky district of Saint Petersburg, at the exit from the city between the Gulf of Finland and Primorskoye highway.

Construction of Gazprom’s 463-meter tall Lakhta Center complex in St. Petersburg will begin in October, the head of the Gazprom subsidiary in charge of the project said.

The site is nine kilometers from the city center. An earlier proposal to build in downtown St. Petersburg, at Okhta Cape.

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Construction is scheduled for completion in the spring of 2018.

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