THE NATIONAL SPACE CENTER TOWER IS MORE THAN TWO THIRDS COMPLETE

“In-situ concreting is being carried out on the 35th floor of the high-rise part of the National Space Center (NSC) building complex”, said Andrey Bochkarev, Deputy Mayor of Moscow on Urban Planning and Construction.

Mosinzhproekt Group of Companies is implementing the National Space Center project on behalf of the Moscow Government and Roscosmos State Corporation.

“Construction of the National Space Center, a project of federal importance, is progressing well. In-situ concreting on the construction of the high-rise part is 70% complete. The 34 floors of the tower are complete in a monolith, walls and columns are being erected at the 35th floor level”, said Andrey Bochkarev.

According to the Deputy Mayor, the general readiness of the main structures of the entire NSC building complex can be estimated at 90%.

“The monolithic structures of the low-rise section, the congress and business center and the prospective ground-level parking have been fully completed. The construction of the monolithic structure of the retaining walls and the high-rise part of the complex is underway”, added Andrey Bochkarev.

According to Konstantin Maslakov, General Director of MIPSTROY 1 (part of Mosinzhproekt Group of Companies), a total of over 167 thousand cubic metres of concrete has been poured on the NSC’s facilities.

“In the low-rise part of the complex, the installation of the metalwork has been fully completed. The roofing work is underway – 26 thousand square metres of roofing have been completed. This type of work is planned to be completed by the end of November. The construction of interior partitions and facade glazing of 8 to10 storey blocks in the low-rise part of the NSC is progressing rapidly”, said Konstantin Maslakov.

The head of MIPSTROY 1 also added that the installation of utilities and lift equipment in the low-rise part of the complex was underway. A total of 60 passenger lifts and 13 technical lifts will be installed.

Recall, Mosinzhproekt Group of Companies is implementing the National Space Center project on behalf of the Moscow Government and Roscosmos State Corporation. The total area of the NSC building complex is more than 250 thousand square metres. All the structures of the NSC, the high-rise and low-rise parts, as well as the congress and business center, will be connected to each other by a pedestrian gallery and bridge overpasses.