Tony Kettle Visits Lakhta Centre Site

On day two of the Saint Petersburg trip, Tony and Colin headed to the Lakhta Centre site. This was an incredible experience for them, as they were involved in the tower during the concept. Tony spoke at the IV International Spatial Forum, alongside Alexander Bobkov and Sergey Nikorovov, marking the completion of the towers facade. As Author of the Design of Lakhta Centre, Tony spoke of the origin of the design and it’s association and connection from natural forms. Share…

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Lakhta Centre in Guinness World Book of Records

The Lakhta Centre in St. Petersburg in Russia, was awarded a record breaking status during construction. The Guinness World Book of Records published in 2015 that the ‘Largest continuous concrete pour’ was achieved during the pouring of the foundations for the building. The pour took place on the 1st of March 2015 and took just over 49 hours. It consisted of 19,624.0 M3 of concrete and was delivered to the construction site from 13 different production plants. Tony Kettle, Design…

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