Mercury City Tower

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Mercury City Tower
Меркурий Cити Tауэр
View from Imperia Tower Moscow 04-2014 img12.jpg
General information
Status Complete
Type Commercial offices
Residential condominiums
Architectural style Structural Expressionism
Location Moscow International Business Center
Moscow, Russia
Coordinates 55°45′2″N 37°32′22.6″E / 55.75056°N 37.539611°E / 55.75056; 37.539611Coordinates: 55°45′2″N 37°32′22.6″E / 55.75056°N 37.539611°E / 55.75056; 37.539611
Construction started 2009
Completed 2013
Cost US$ 1 billion
Owner Igor Kesaev
Roof 338.8 m (1,112 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 75
5 below ground
Floor area 180,160 m2 (1,939,200 sq ft)
Lifts/elevators 31
Design and construction
Architect M.M. Posokhin
Frank Williams and partners
G.L. Sirota
Developer LLC Rasen Stroy
Structural engineer Mosproject-2
Main contractor Rasen Construction

Mercury City Tower (Russian: Меркурий Сити Тауэр) is a 338.8 meter tall skyscraper in Moscow and one of the tallest buildings in Europe. The structure is highly recognisible because of its golden glass facade.


Located in the Moscow International Business Center, construction started in 2009. The Mercury City Tower is a multipurpose building with housing, offices and shops.[5] The tower is located on plot 14 of the MIBC. The structure's height is 339 meters [6] above ground, with five underground floors. The building topped out at 338.8 m (1,112 ft) on 1 November 2012 and overtook The Shard in London as Europe's tallest building.[7]



  1. ^ "Mercury City Tower". CTBUH Skyscraper Database. 
  2. ^ Mercury City Tower at Emporis
  3. ^ "Mercury City Tower". SkyscraperPage. 
  4. ^ Mercury City Tower at Structurae
  5. ^ "Mercury City Tower, Moscow". Retrieved 25 September 2010. 
  6. ^ Emporis GmbH. "Mercury City Tower, Moscow, Russia". Retrieved 25 September 2010. 
  7. ^ Ilya Khrennikov, 'Moscow Mercury City Tops Shard as Europe’s Tallest Tower', Bloomberg, 1 November 2012.

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