Moscow skyscraper Mercury is recognized as the tallest building in Europe

Tower "Mercury City" height 338.82 meters in MIBC "Moscow-City" is recognized as the highest building in Europe according to the rating of high-rise buildings of German research company Emporis, said at the official presentation of the project group president "Mercury" Igor Kesayev.

According to a press release, the presentation of the project, 75-story tower "Mercury" surpassed the height of London skyscraper The Shard, a height of 310 meters, which is held on the status of the tallest building in Europe only two months, it’s taking away the "title" of another skyscraper in Moscow "Capital City" (302 m) 


He noted that the project started in 2006 and today it finished solid work.


"We finished the monolithic part, and now the" Mercury City "is the tallest building in Europe" — said Kesaev.


He noted that in a few months the builders completely closed facades.


Investment in this project amounted to over $ 1 billion, he added Kesaev.


In turn, CEO of GC "Mercury Development" reported that in the course of monolithic works was flooded with 100,000 cubic meters of concrete.


He noted that the work on the project architect, the head of the studio "Mosproekt 2" Michael Posohin, as well as the famous American expert in the field of high-rise construction Frank Williams.


Total area of "Mercury City" is 173.9 thousand square meters, of which 143,000 square meters has a 75-storey above-ground part, which are Class A office space and luxury apartments.


Emporis company collects data on real estate around the world and is the largest global provider of information on global high-rise construction. Award Emporis Skyscraper Award in 2000 forms the annual rankings of the best skyscrapers in the world. Each new project is evaluated according to criteria such as architecture, design, functionality, innovation systems engineering, comfort for residents and visitors.








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