Foster + Partners: Project Crystal

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    Project Crystal


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Artist Statement:

    Crystal Island is a vast mega-structure covering a total floor area of 2.5 million square meters. At 450 meters, the building is one of the tallest structures enclosing the largest space on the planet. It also creates a spectacular new emblem on the Moscow skyline.Conceived as a self-contained city within a city, it contains a rich mix of buildings, including museums, theatres and cinemas, to ensure that it is a major new destination for all of Moscow. It is located on the Nagatino Peninsula, edged by the Moscow River, only 7.5 km from the Kremlin and offers panoramic views across the city.

Other Information:

    Moscow, Russia

    STT Group

    3D printing of Foster+Partners models was made possible through a donation from EOS.