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Evolution Tower – Moscow, Russia

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Building: Evolution Tower
Location: Moscow, Russia
Architects: RMJM Group (in collaboration with artist Karen Forbes)
Structural Engineer:GK-Techstroy
Engineer of Record: Gorproject
MEP Engineer/Main Contractor: Renaissance Construction Company
Facade: VELKO-2000; Josef Gartner & Co; ST-Facades; Technologica
Formwork: PERI
Completion: 2015

AE Interests: Self climbing corner column formwork for the spiral-shaped rectangular columns with crane independent climbing systems (see video 2), 245.9 meters tall, 55 floors each is twisted by 3° in relation to the preceding one, totaling 135°, nominated as a finalist for ‘Best Tall Building in Europe’ by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Article 1, Article 2

Video 1, Video 2

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Written by Derek Jahelka

September 4, 2015 at 2:26 pm

Posted in Built

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