Moscow To Get World’s Biggest Live-Work Space

Moscow To Get World’s Biggest Live-Work Space
Design

Crystal Island in Moscow will be 450m high and cover an area of almost half a million square meters. The building contain a total floor area of 2.5 million square meters. It will be a live-workplay environment and will offer theaters, exhibition spaces, retail and catering businesses, 3,000 hotel rooms, 900 serviced apartments and a school for 500 students.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 3 january 2008

Having visited the place last summer, PSFK would argue that Moscow might need a little sprucing up when it comes to architecture. Beyond Red Square and the Kremlin, you get the choice of Stalinist apartment block or Soviet-era apartment block, both styles nicely situated beside 12 lane ring roads. Luckily Norm Foster has designed a new piece of wunderarchitecture.

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