Plans for the highest apartment building in Europe are revealed in Moscow
Plans for the tallest apartment building in Europe – 101 storeys high and 1330 m long – are revealed for Moscow
- The new Moscow tower will contain apartments, shops and an observation deck
- The & # 39; complex and ambitious project & # 39; becomes the tallest building in Moscow
- The city lost its claim last year to have the tallest building in Russia in St Petersburg
Moscow is planning to build the highest apartment building in Europe, which will have 101 floors and be 1,330 feet tall.
Authorities in the Russian capital today announced the & # 39; complex and ambitious project & # 39; with the promise that it will be & # 39; with high quality and on time & # 39; would be built.
The new building will be the tallest building in Moscow and includes shops, restaurants and a leisure center for children, revealed city boss.
Above the high-rise apartments there is also an observation deck on the 100th floor.
The new tallest building in Moscow: this artist's impressions show what the 101-storey tower in the Russian capital is expected to look like
No estimate was given for how much the tower will cost or how long it will take to complete.
Approximately 2,000 people will be deployed to build the tower, a statement said, adding that it would include a recreational area for children and a business center.
The building has 101 floors above ground and three below, which offers space for underground parking garages.
& # 39; This is a unique object in terms of its functional, visual and technological parameters & # 39; without parallel in Europe, said Albert Suniyev of construction company Mosinzhproekt.
The company has also won contracts to build 79 new stations in the Moscow metro and to work on the Luzhniki Stadium, where the 2018 World Cup final took place.
Future skyline: These photos show what the 1,330ft building will look like. It includes apartments, shops and an observation deck on the 100th floor
Moscow lost its claim to have the tallest building in Europe last year when St. Petersburg completed its Lakhta tower.
The Saint Petersburg skyscraper stands at 1,516ft high and beats Moscow & Federation's Tower in second place.
The new apartment building tower will also be 100 feet larger than the Federation Tower, city planners say, but will not defeat the building in St. Petersburg.
The tallest building in Europe outside Russia is the Shard in central London, with 95 floors and 1,017 feet high.
One Canada Square, the center of London's Canary Wharf, is also in the top 20 in Europe.
Dubai & # 39; s Burj Khalifa has been the tallest building in the world since 2009.
Saudi Arabia has plans for a 300-meter skyscraper called the Jeddah Tower, which would be Dubai's number one site, but its construction has been delayed.
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