Lakhta Tower Features 404 Glass Fins from sedak

Designed by RMJM, Lakhta Tower, Europe’s tallest building is located north of St. Petersburg, Russia, directly on Neva Bay. The project features 326 glass fins in the north and south blocks as well as 78 glass fins in the entry archway. sedak, based in Gersthofen, Germany, provided the structural framework for the large-area glass façades.

sedak manufactured the glass fins in multiple designs. The main load is carried by the numerous triple-layer laminates – in three different widths, 237 glass fins were used in the construction of the two auxiliary buildings. These are complemented by 58 eight-layer laminates equipped with high-grade steel bases, 14 seven-layer as well as 17 six-layer laminates. Glass brackets were laminated onto the latter to attach the steel elements. Over the complete height of the various fins, sedak drilled with high precision 3,316 holes with diameters between 32 and 60 mm for the façade glazing attachment points.

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