Complex of two towers
“East” (in Russian “Vostok”) tower height — 354 meters
“West” (in Russian “Zapad”) tower height — 242 meters
Spire — 509 meters
Area — 423,000 square meters
Number of floors — 93 in “East” and 62 in “West”
This project was developed by Sergei Choban in cooperation with Peter Schweger.
According to building owner, strength of concrete used during construction is twice as strength of usual concrete, which means that towers will stand the straight hit of an airplane.
The “West” tower of the “Federation” business complex became a winner of the world contest “Prix d’Exellence” FIABCI in “Office real estate” category.
In “Federation” complex there are office premises of “A+” class, apartments, five-star hotel Grand Hyatt Moscow, offices of the biggest banks and airline companies, restaurants and cafes, boutiques of the world leading trends.
On the 89th floor of the “East” tower there will be view platform where you can get by panorama elevators.
This building is also used as a tourists sightseeing object, skyscraper for extreme sportsmen (BASE jumpers, steeplejack) and as video and cinema set (TV shows, commercials, movies).
The world highest digital clock is also located on the tower.
The Federation Tower is a skyscraper currently under construction as part of the Moscow International Business Center in Moscow, Russia. Construction of the towers began in 2003. When completed it will be the tallest building in Europe. However the construction appears to have slowed down and is now expected to be completed in 2013.Wikipedia
‘Moscow international business center’
Two skyscrapers and connecting building in Moscow-City
Luminous and wondrous abode
Complex of two towers in the city of Moscow
One of the most beautiful railway stations
One of the five famous clubs of Konstantin Melnikov in Moscow
A house of architect Kekushev which was built in 1900-1903
Timber blocking in Khamovniki District made in traditions of Russian architecture
A tower on the embankment between Vodovoznaya and Tainitskaya towers
Former tenement building of the First Russian insurance company
This Club was built for employees of ‘Svoboda’ factory in 1927-1929
It is one of five clubs created by Konstantin Melnikov in Moscow and it is also called Frunze Club
The palace was built in 1651
A Business Yard that later became Supreme Soviet of the National Economy (VSNKh)
The First Bezymyannaya tower that was earlier known as Porokhovaya (Gunpowder) Tower