The Lakhta Center has received a prestigious architectural award

12 November 2020

The structure became the first in Russia that won the Emporis Skyscraper Awards.

The Lakhta Center became the first Russian skyscraper that received the Emporis Award. This news was published in the Lakhta Center community on VKontakte social network. The Emporis Skyscraper Awards is the world's most renowned award for high-rise architecture.

“On the way to victory, the tower beat out 700 challengers. The most serious challenger – the Leeza Soho in Beijing, one of the last projects by a star of the world architecture Zaha Hadid, took the second place on the podium. In third place is 35 Hudson Yards in New York” - as the report says.

 

 

 

 

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