Limra limestone project: Triumph Palace in Moscow – Russia
The Triumph Palace is an impressive building located in central Moscow, Russia. This is a landmark building and the tallest apartment building in Moscow and one of the tallest in Europe. Its main exterior cladding was supplied with no more than the wonderful Limra limestone from Turkey.
The Triumph Palace building is an impressive building project that is often called Eighth Sister because of its similar in appearance to the Seven Sisters building built in Moscow under Joseph Stalin during the 1950s. Construction of the Triumph Palace started in 2001 and finished in 2005.
The 57-level building has over 1,000 luxury apartments, when built it was the tallest skyscraper in Russia and Europe, at a height of 264.1 meters (866 ft). The building’s spire is 48.3 m tall and comprised of 3,000 pieces weighing 52 tonnes in total. The spire was tested in a wind tunnel before it was installed and also employs mass dampers.
The Limra limestone was used extensively on this building, mostly on exterior wall cladding, diverse exterior masonry and stonework. The Triumph Palace is today an emblematic building in Moscow and one of its main reference in the use of Limra limestone on exterior wall cladding.
Building Type: Residential
Location: Moscow – Russia
Materials: Limra Limestone
Applications: Exterior Cladding, Covering, Stonework and Masonry