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Moscow spiral landmark

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Moscow spiral landmark

Moscow, Russia. Moscow spiral landmark – The Evolution Tower has become Moscow City’s new architectural landmark. The building’s iconic spiral form from base to roof is meant to represent the ideas of progress and the future.

This magnificent building has around 80,000 m2 of office space. Other than offices, its twisting floors include 36,000 m2 of shopping and entertainment space as well as a covered parking area. It took 12 years to go from design to handover. According to The Skyscraper Center, Evolution Tower is the 360th tallest building in the world, the 15th tallest in Europe. 9th tallest in Russia as well as Moscow city. This impressive building stands at a total of 245.9 meters to its tip and it has 20 lifts serving the occupants inside.

The Tower, designed by Tony Kettle, in collaboration with Edinburgh College of Art Professor Karen Forbes, resembles two wrapping ribbons around one another.

The Evolution Tower

The Evolution Tower is a skyscraper located on plots 2 and 3 of the MIBC in Moscow, Russia. The 55-story office building has a height of 246 metres (807 ft) and a total area of 169,000 square metres (1,820,000 sq ft). Noted in Moscow for its futuristic DNA-like shape, the building was designed by British architect Tony Kettle in collaboration with University of Edinburgh’s Professor of Art Karen Forbes. Construction of the tower began in 2011 and was completed in late 2014. In 2016, Transneft bought the Evolution Tower for US$1 billion to establish its headquarters.[3][4][5] The skyscraper is the twelfth-tallest building in Russia, and the 20th-tallest building in Europe. Read more on Wikipedia.

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