Edelweiss (skyscraper)

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Edelweiss
Эдельвейс
Edelweiss, Moscow.jpg
Edelweiss (skyscraper) is located in Moscow
Edelweiss (skyscraper)
Location of Edelweiss in Moscow
Alternative namesEdelveis
The 8th Tower of Moscow
General information
StatusComplete
TypeResidential
LocationMoscow, Russia
CountryRussia
Coordinates55°43′38.64″N 37°28′47.64″E / 55.7274000°N 37.4799000°E / 55.7274000; 37.4799000
Construction started2000
Completed2003
Height
Antenna spire176 m (577 ft)
Roof157 m (515 ft)
Technical details
Floor count43
Floor area105,000 m2 (1,130,000 sq ft)
References
[1][2][3]

Edelweiss (Russian: Эдельвейс) is a 43-story residential high-rise in Moscow, completed in 2003.

Overview[edit]

The tower stands 157 m (515 ft) tall with a spire extending an additional 19 m (62 ft). The building was designed to be a companion for the Seven Sisters and shares a similar design concept with Triumph-Palace. Edelweiss is the first project in "The New Circle of Moscow" program, in which about sixty high rise multi-use residential complexes will be built on plots around the city which were approved by the Moscow Architecture Committee.

Facilities[edit]

Recreational facilities include an aquapark equipped with hydromassage tubs, waterslides, a solarium, a universal gymnasium, a ten-track bowling center, and billiards rooms.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edelweiss at Emporis
  2. ^ Edelweiss at Structurae
  3. ^ "Edelweiss". SkyscraperPage.
  4. ^ "Edelweiss". Emporis. Emporis Corporation. Retrieved 16 July 2011.[permanent dead link]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 55°43′39″N 37°28′48″E / 55.7274°N 37.4799°E / 55.7274; 37.4799