Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Russia Tower – Foster + Partners

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Look what Norman Foster and Associates has designed for the skies over Moscow -- a building that at 610m with 118 floors is intended to be Europe’s tallest. 

And this, below, is its peak.  Isn’t it amazing what you can do with concrete and steel and double-glazing?

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3 Comments:

Anonymous Sus said...

Gorgeous.

And wasn't Foster the chap behind the Milau Bridge?

9/09/2009 10:09:00 am  
Blogger PC said...

That's the one. Follow that 'Norman Foster' tag at the foot of this post and you'll another post on that bridge. :-)

9/09/2009 10:19:00 am  
Blogger Clunking Fist said...

To give him his due, he was also behind the Millenium Bridge in London, also known as "the wobbly bridge".

9/10/2009 01:28:00 pm  

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