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Redshift: 5 Ways Innovative Engineering Shaped Russia’s Supertall Lakhta Center Tower
27 february 2019

Redshift: 5 Ways Innovative Engineering Shaped Russia’s Supertall Lakhta Center Tower

When it comes to skyscraper design, engineers are often asked to build the “impossible.” But constructing Russia’s Lakhta Center tower—Europe’s tallest building and the world’s northernmost megaskyscraper—required truly creative engineering minds to overcome architectural and environmental challenges of magnitude.

Architecture Magazine Evolo: Project 1111
19 april 2018

Architecture Magazine Evolo: Project 1111

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. Unlike many futuristic paper concepts this is a first really buildable vertical city designed for many years of phased development without waiting for final completion, where safe and sustainable life and functioning of lower tiers are not obstructed by continuing works on upper tiers due to spiral construction sequence and simple technology of linear construction site.

CTBUH Journal: The Story of the Evolution Tower
10 october 2016

CTBUH Journal: The Story of the Evolution Tower

The Evolution Tower, Moscow, set off a wave of imitators when its design was first revealed in 2004, but it took another 12 years for it to come to fruition. Through the economic crisis and many subsequent design team iterations, the essential twisting form has endured. The appropriately named final product demonstrates the persistent value of a strong concept. The tower, against many odds, has definitively spiraled upward and taken its place in the city’s skyline.

Tall Building 01/13
25 march 2013

Tall Building 01/13

Reach the skies.

Tall Building 05/12
24 december 2012

Tall Building 05/12

The Heroes of the Present Time.