The Lakhta Center is now Europe’s tallest skyscraper spanning 87-stories and standing 1,516-feet tall. It was designed by British architect Tony Kettle of RMJM and Russia-based architecture firm Gorproject, boasting a sprawling facade consisting of 16,500 curved glass pieces as well as automatic shutters for improved energy efficiency. Continue reading for two more videos, pictures and information.
“An observation deck and ‘Europe’s highest panoramic restaurant’ will also be constructed near the uppermost level. Construction for the tower was completed in June, but its nearing interior completion,” according to Hype Beast.