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GORPROJECT became one of the honorary winners of the eVolo Skyscraper Competition

19 april 2018

eVolo Magazine announced the winners of the 2018 Skyscraper Competition.


The annual award established in 2006 recognizes visionary ideas- projects that through the novel novel use of technology, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations, challenge the way we understand vertical architecture and its relationship with the natural and built environments.

GORPROJECT became one of the honorary winners of the Skyscraper Competition, the only company from Russia.

Project 1111 by GORPROJECT is the 1111-metres high sustainable vertical city with over 300 floors stacked in fifteen 20-storey tiers with hanging gardens and parks. Based on hexagon plan with 6 wings attached to spiral hexagon structure it creates the mix of transportation modes, including highways for cars (that can drive up to the top level), vertical transportation (zonal elevators and transiting express shuttles), airborne (copters/drones) and vacuum tube trains.  The 350,000 population at 10,5 million sq.m. of total gross area (or 30m2 per capita – the comfortable living standards for a vertical urban habitat) are accommodated at 1.4km2 land plot.

 

 

GORPROJECT is a leading company in the field of general planning of residential and public buildings. It has implemented a large number of significant projects of high-rise construction. Among them, the Evolution Tower, Eurasia Tower, IQ-quarter Lakhta Center in Saint-Petersburg, Akhmat Tower  in Grozny have received international recognition.