Moscow Facts

150m+ Buildings 37 Completed10 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 5 Completed1 Under Constr.
Tallest Building Federation Towers - Vostok Tower (374 m)
Global Ranking #23 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #1 in Europe by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #1 in Russia by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Kotelnicheskaya Naberezhnaya (1952)
Average Building Age 15 years
Most Common Function Residential, 53%
Most Common Material Concrete, 83%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Federation Towers - Vostok Tower 2016 374 m
2   OKO - Residential Tower 2015 354 m
3   Mercury City Tower 2013 339 m
4   NEVA TOWERS 2 2020 338 m
5   Stalnaya Vershina 2015 309 m
6   Capital City Moscow Tower 2010 302 m
7   NEVA TOWERS 1 2020 290 m
8   Grand Tower - 283 m
9   Naberezhnaya Tower Block C 2007 268 m
10   Triumph Palace 2005 264 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Capital Tower 1 2020 216 m
2   Capital Tower 2 2020 216 m
3   Capital Tower 3 2020 216 m
4   Wellton Park 11 Tower 2 - 165 m
5   Wellton Park 11 Tower 1 - 150 m
6   Zvenigorodsky - 148 m
7   Kopnyc 1 - 145 m
8   Kopnyc 2 - 136 m
9   Kopnyc 3 - 136 m
10   Корпус 4 - 124 m
1   Federation Towers - Vostok Tower 2016 374 m
2   OKO - Residential Tower 2015 354 m
3   Mercury City Tower 2013 339 m
4   NEVA TOWERS 2 2020 338 m
5   Stalnaya Vershina 2015 309 m
6   Capital City Moscow Tower 2010 302 m
7   NEVA TOWERS 1 2020 290 m
8   Grand Tower - 283 m
9   Naberezhnaya Tower Block C 2007 268 m
10   Triumph Palace 2005 264 m
  Completed   Under Constr.

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CTBUH Initiatives

Twisting Tall Buildings
18 Aug 2016 – CTBUH Research

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2015
Jan 2016 – CTBUH Journal Paper Report

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal Paper

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to Moscow

Twisting Tall Buildings
18 Aug 2016, Chicago – CTBUH Research
CTBUH has released a study that looks at the recent proliferation of twisting towers creating a new generation of iconic buildings throughout the world.
CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2015
Jan 2016 – CTBUH Journal Paper Report
CTBUH has determined that 106 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed around the world in 2015 – setting a new record for annual tall building completions.
CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal Paper
An All-Time Record 97 Buildings of 200 Meters or Higher Completed in 2014 and 2014 showed further shifts towards Asia, and also surprising developments in building functions and structural materials.
CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2013
Dec 2013 – CTBUH Journal Paper
By all appearances, the small increase in the total number of tall-building completions from 2012 into 2013 is indicative of a return to the prevalent trend of increasing completions each year over…
CTBUH Meeting: Russia
1-2 Sep 2011, Moscow – Event Report
CTBUH Chairman Professor Sang Dae Kim held tall building lectures in Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and Russia with the dual purpose of promoting CTBUH and the 2011 Seoul Conference.
CTBUH Releases Tallest Buildings Completed in 2010
Dec 2010 – CTBUH Journal Paper
In a year dominated by news coverage of the new “World’s Tallest Building” – Burj Khalifa, Dubai – one may be surprised to learn that, besides being the year in which a building first surpassed the…
CTBUH Keynote Speaker at Yekaterinburg Tall Building Conference
12-14 Oct 2010, Yekaterinburg – Event Report
Communications Manager and Journal Editor Jan Klerks was invited to represent the CTBUH and presented the topic of "The Development of Tall Buildings in a European Context."
Building Tours Accompanying ‘Moscow Gaining Height’
24 Oct 2008, Moscow – Tour Report
Following five sessions of knowledgeable speaker presentations, the remaining day and a half of the conference was devoted to technical tours.
CTBUH 2008 Moscow Conference: Gaining Height
22-24 Oct 2008, Moscow – Conference
Held in the prestigious setting of the Ararat Park Hyatt Hotel Moscow, the 120 delegates in attendance were treated to an inspiring three days of information and cultural exchange.
CTBUH Releases Tallest Buildings Completed in 2007
Dec 2007 – CTBUH Journal Paper
333 meters high with 72 stories and 480 suites, Rose Rotana Tower in Dubai leads the list of the 10 tallest buildings completed in 2007. The tower, which is developed by Bonyan International…
CTBUH Plaques & Signboards Initiative Begun
Oct 2004, Chicago – Event Report
CTBUH believes public skyscraper signs are a powerful and lasting way to inform the world about the official recognition of the achievements and merits of new and existing tall buildings.

Global News

Russian Trump Tower in the Pipeline
12 Nov 2013 – American real estate tycoon Donald Trump, while in…

Moscow-City's Resurrection
4 Apr 2013 – Russia has re-launched the Moscow-City development…

Fire Breaks out in Moscow City Construction Site
25 Jan 2013 – A fire broke out Friday in a skyscraper under…

Videos

Jeddah Mall: The Connection Between Jeddah Tower and the Urban Environment
18 Oct 2016 – Denis Valode, Valode & Pistre Architects

Interview: Evolution Tower
12 Nov 2015 – Philip Nikandrov, Gorproject

Evolving Russian Tall Building Typologies: Evolution Tower, Moscow
12 Nov 2015 – Philip Nikandrov, Gorproject

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Videos Related to Moscow

Jeddah Mall: The Connection Between Jeddah Tower and the Urban Environment
18 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Denis Valode, Valode & Pistre Architects
The Jeddah Economic City Mall and Exhibition Center is a multi-functional installation that rises up to the challenge of making the city walkable around the Jeddah Tower…
Interview: Evolution Tower
12 Nov 2015 – 2015 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; Philip Nikandrov, Gorproject
Philip Nikandrov, Chief Architect, Gorproject, is interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the Best Tall Building Featured Finalist, the Evolution Tower, Moscow, during the…
Evolving Russian Tall Building Typologies: Evolution Tower, Moscow
12 Nov 2015 – CTBUH "14th Annual Awards"; Philip Nikandrov, Gorproject
Philip Nikandrov, Chief Architect, Gorproject, speaks at the 14th Annual Best Tall Building Symposium in a presentation entitled "Evolving Russian Tall Building…
Regulatory Environment of High-Rise construction in Russia
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Stanislav V. Nikolaev, TSNIIEP Zhilisha
The first high-rise buildings were built in Russia in 1950-60-s: they were 7 separate buildings located mostly in the centre of Moscow. Large-scale construction of tall…
Interview: Gazprom Tower
22 Oct 2009 – 2009 Chicago Conference Interviews; Tony Kettle, RMJM
Tony Kettle of RMJM is interviewed by Jeff Herzer during the 2009 CTBUH Chicago Conference at Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. Tony talks about his firm's…

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Research Papers

Plot 17-18 Project: Tall Building Design in “Moscow City”
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

Megacities: Setting the Scene
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2015
Jan 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue I

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Plot 17-18 Project: Tall Building Design in “Moscow City”
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Emre Ekici, Renaissance Construction Company
Renaissance Construction is one of the common development companies in Russia, planning to build a mixed-use project within Moscow City, a new development area along the…
Megacities: Setting the Scene
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV; Daniel Safarik, Shawn Ursini & Antony Wood; Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
The rise of the megacity presents unprecedented opportunities to understand the human urbanization phenomenon, and to observe the effects of multicore, polycentric cities…
Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2015
Jan 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue I; Jason Gabel, Marty Carver & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH
CTBUH has determined that 106 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed around the world in 2015 – setting a new record for annual tall building…
High-rise construction in Russia: Asian way vs. Middle-Eastern way
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Elena Shuvalova, Lobby Agency
A new period of flourishing of high-rise construction in Russia began in the 2000s. The data of this study show that 64% of the tallest buildings in Russia (ie, above 109…
Apartments in Skyscrapers: Innovations and Perspectives of their Typology Development
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Elena Generalova & Viktor Generalov, Samara State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering
The paper proposes to reflect on the questions: what does the typology of apartments in contemporary high-rise construction mean and whether it is consistent with the…
Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue I; Daniel Safarik, Antony Wood, Marty Carver & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH
An All-Time Record 97 Buildings of 200 Meters or Higher Completed in 2014 and 2014 showed further shifts towards Asia, and also surprising developments in building…
Dream Deferred: Unfinished Tall Buildings
Nov 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue IV; CTBUH Research
Without big dreams, there would be no tall buildings. Conceiving, financing, designing, and constructing a skyscraper is no simple feat, even under the best of conditions…
Sustainability Certification as a Tool for Design Optimization
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Roland Bechmann, Thomas Thuemmler & Christiane Ditzen, Werner Sobek Group
The paper examines the performance of high-rise buildings according to two green building / sustainability rating tools. It reviews the potential these tools have for…
Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2013
Dec 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue I; Daniel Safarik, Antony Wood, Marty Carver & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH
By all appearances, the small increase in the total number of tall-building completions from 2012 into 2013 is indicative of a return to the prevalent trend of increasing…
The History of the European Skyscraper
Jun 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2013 Issue II; Nathaniel Hollister, CTBUH
Due to the compact and historic nature of its cities, some unpopular designs, and an unfortunate association with public housing, Europe had historically been slow to…
Tall Buildings in Numbers: A New Leader for Telecom Towers
Jun 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue II; CTBUH Research
With the recent completion of two megatall telecommunication/observation towers it is perhaps time to review these structures and also explain why they are distinguished…
Case Study: Capital City Towers, Moscow
Apr 2011 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue II; Yuri Starodubtsev, Capital Group; Joey Myers & Larry Goetz, NBBJ
As a pioneering project in Moscow, Capital City has forged many new pathways for the city’s real estate and construction industries. Through its integrated design and…
Ups and Downs in Russia
Jan 2011 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue I; Sergey Skuratov, Architectural Bureau of Sergey Skuratov
Faced with the possibility that his tallest project was to be shortened after it had been constructed to full height, Sergey Skuratov found himself making a defense that…
Tallest Buildings Completed in 2010
Dec 2010 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue I; CTBUH Research
In a year dominated by news coverage of the new “World’s Tallest Building” – Burj Khalifa, Dubai – one may be surprised to learn that, besides being the year in which a…
Tall Buildings in the Global Recession: 2008, 2020 and Beyond
Feb 2009 – CTBUH Journal, 2009 Issue I; Philip Oldfield & Antony Wood, CTBUH
The year 2008 will long be remembered as the start of an economic crisis that has gripped the entire globe - a year that may also have brought to an abrupt end the…
Structural Design Innovation: Russia Tower and Other Tall Collaborations
Mar 2008 – CTBUH 2008 8th World Congress, Dubai; Robert Halvorson, Halvorson & Partners
A number of tall buildings created through the collaboration of the practices of Lord Foster, Foster and Partners, and the author and his firm are presented. The designs…
Tallest Buildings Completed in 2007
Dec 2007 – CTBUH Research
333 meters high with 72 stories and 480 suites, Rose Rotana Tower in Dubai leads the list of the 10 tallest buildings completed in 2007. The tower, which is developed by…

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