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Old May 22nd, 2007, 12:05 AM   #1
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MOSCOW | Evolution Tower | 246m | 807ft | 55 fl | Com

Evolution Tower, former City Palace (Wedding Palace) is being built in Moscow City.
2007 - 2012
47 floors
250 m
A group of Edinburgh architects announced that the mayor of Moscow, Yuri Luzhkov, had approved their design, right, for the City Palace, a 47-storey tower shaped like a drill bit or, as thtioe designer more flatteringly has it, "two ribbons wrapping around each other". Based in the capital's new financial district, it will stand metres away from another British-designed skyscraper, the Russia Tower, created by Lord Norman Foster and intended to be the tallest building in Europe.

Mr Luzhkov is encouraging extensive reconstruction across Moscow. Advocates say he is creating the richest looking city in Europe, while critics dismiss his projects as vulgar and ostentatious.
The architects, RMJM, have described the tower as "sexy" and "sensual". The firm's director and concept designer for the tower, Tony Kettle, said a register office in the base of the tower was inspiration for its design. "We wanted it to look like the marriage of two halves, with a feeling of celebration," he said. "It is a very rich and expressive building." A ballroom will rest on top of the £120m spiral, providing views of Moscow.

City Palace will be partly financed by Alexander Chigirinsky, a property tycoon, whose brother Shalva is backing the Russia Tower, a 118-storey building expected to cost £830m. "Ours is not going to be the tallest, but the most beautiful," Mr Kettle said.





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Old May 22nd, 2007, 12:14 AM   #2
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Awesome tower!
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Old May 22nd, 2007, 01:39 AM   #3
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Oh damn! It's soooo expensive.. £830m..
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Old May 22nd, 2007, 01:40 AM   #4
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Now It's supposed to be that all the buildings gonna look like Turning Torso's shape? It's a quite repetitive form ATM, but IMO It's still a great tower, with a great top

The top is gonna be purple? Or It's just the lighting?
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Old May 22nd, 2007, 08:46 AM   #5
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Oh damn! It's soooo expensive.. £830m..
No, £830m is a cost of Russia Tower, Wedding Palace only £120m
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Old May 22nd, 2007, 12:31 PM   #6
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Old May 22nd, 2007, 03:54 PM   #7
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Rmjm claims that the name of the tower is "City Palace"
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Old May 22nd, 2007, 04:04 PM   #8
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Looks pretty good, kinda getting over the twisting design now.
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Old May 22nd, 2007, 04:07 PM   #9
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Now It's supposed to be that all the buildings gonna look like Turning Torso's shape?
It's like a fashion now, every city must have a twisted tower
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Old May 22nd, 2007, 04:48 PM   #10
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It kind of looks like DNA strand IMO

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No, £830m is a cost of Russia Tower, Wedding Palace only £120m
Thanks! I guess that russians became crazy
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Old May 22nd, 2007, 07:44 PM   #12
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Reminds me of DNA strand. Amazing tower
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Old May 22nd, 2007, 09:50 PM   #13
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nice tower but how could a tower with 47 floors, be 250 m high????????
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Old May 22nd, 2007, 09:52 PM   #14
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what's wrong with it , on a lot towers is a tall top part without any floors ( for example Bank of America or this one).
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Old May 22nd, 2007, 09:57 PM   #15
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Originally the hight was 200m.\
THe latest data is 250.
Still we have to wait...
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Old May 22nd, 2007, 10:38 PM   #16
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Amazing project! The renders look very nice, this will be a great tower for Moscow.
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i second that...
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Old May 22nd, 2007, 11:09 PM   #18
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WoW, amazing project for Moscow, another one!!!
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Old May 22nd, 2007, 11:12 PM   #19
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it appears that part of Moskow will suffer a dramatic change ..a lot of tower developed there other parts of Moskow ?? how are they??
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