Foster + Partners: Project Crystal




 
  • ©2008, Foster + Partners, Project Crystal

Artist(s):


Title:


Project Crystal

Exhibition:


SIGGRAPH 2008: Design and Computation

Creation Year:


2008

Category:


Architecture

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:


Location
Moscow, Russia

Client
STT Group

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