Details

Architect GCA
Developer
Builder
Location KIEV – UKRAINE
Cost
Area 180.000 m2
Design 2008
Construction

Description

Tower height: 180 m
N. floors: 47 floors on level / 3 storey basement
Dimension on floor: 1 096m2
Cores: 1 Dimension cores: 116m2

The program of the building consists of four main areas: hotel, offices, shopping centers and underground parking. The tower contains all the vertical circulations of service. The rooms are located in the upper part, offices in the intermediate portion and the shopping area in the lower part.

The upper profile of the building is marked with a great void, while at the ground floor a small opening marks the entrance to the atrium of the hotel.
The structure has large nuclei screens with reinforced concrete, a central and two lateral. The rest of the structure is based on these nuclei which are determined by means of steel trusses of 24m length. The floors are collaborating over the joists. A level with more stiffness is provided in the technical floor to control the horizontal displacements.

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