Mercury City Tower

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Mercury City Tower
Меркурий Cити Tауэр
Wikitrip to Moscow International Business Center 2016-03-22 049.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
Height
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
References
[1][2][3][4]

Mercury City Tower (Russian: Меркурий Сити Тауэр) is a 338.8 meter tall skyscraper in Moscow and one of the tallest buildings in Europe.

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]

Wireframe image of the tower

References[edit]

  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". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 25 September 2010. 
  6. ^ Emporis GmbH. "Mercury City Tower, Moscow, Russia". Emporis.com. 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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