St. Petersburg


26 October 2015

The Challenges of Delivering Iconic Tall Buildings Across the World: A Global Technology Transfer

Ahmad Abdelrazaq, Samsung C&T Corporation

Samsung and the authors’ involvement in these major tall and complex building projects have facilitated the transfer of the technologies and best practices to projects...

16 September 2014

From “O” to “L” Design Challenges, Gazprom Tower

Peyman Askarinejad, Arabtec Construction LLC

Each supertall building project has its own design challenges and difficulties. The experience with Okhta “O” center which became Lakhta “L” center complex project in...

29 April 2011

Debating Tall: Gazprom Tower

Philip Nikandrov, RMJM; Kirill Strakhov, Deputy of Yabloko (Apple) Party/Head of Regional Committee on Historical Heritage of Kalininsky District of St. Petersburg

Ever since the project was first announced in 2005, the proposed 396-meter (1299-foot) tall tower of the Okhta Center has been the subject of fierce...