Evolution Tower

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Height: Occupied
220 m / 722 ft
Height: To Tip
246 m / 807 ft
Height: Architectural
246 m / 807 ft
Evolution Tower Outline
Height: Observatory
224.3 m / 736 ft
Height: Helipad
233.7 m / 767 ft
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground
# of Elevators
Top Elevator Speed
7 m/s
Tower GFA
82,000 m² / 882,641 ft²
Development GFA
169,000 m² / 1,819,101 ft²
# of Parking Spaces


Official Name Evolution Tower
Other Names City Palace Tower, Wedding Palace
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country Russia
City Moscow
Street Address & Map Presnenskaya nab. 4 /str. 2
Postal Code 123317
Building Function office
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 2005
Construction Start 2008
Completion 2015
Official Website Evolution Tower
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
Regional Ranking #21 Tallest in Europe
National Ranking #11 Tallest in Russia
City Ranking #10 Tallest in Moscow

Companies Involved

Owner City-Palace LLC; ZAO Snegiri Development; Transneft
Developer ZAO Snegiri Development
Design Gorproject; RMJM
Structural Engineer
Design GK-Techstroy
Engineer of Record Gorproject
MEP Engineer
Design Renaissance Construction Company
Engineer of Record Metropolis; Gorproject
Main Contractor Renaissance Construction Company
Other Consultant
Façade United Façade Company; VELKO-2000; ST-Facades; Technologica; Permasteelisa Group
• Façade Maintenance Atechbcn
• Fire OPB
• Lighting L-Cube
Material Supplier
• Cladding Guardian Glass; VELKO-2000
• Elevator thyssenkrupp
• Façade Maintenance Equipment Atechbcn
• Formwork Peri Group
• Sealants Sika Services AG

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Supports High-Rise Conference at Samara State University
4-7 Sep 2017 – Event Report

Twisting Tall Buildings
18 Aug 2016 – CTBUH Research


2015 Awards - Session 1 Q&A
12 Nov 2015 – Chair: David Malott, KPF

Evolving Russian Tall Building Typologies: Evolution Tower, Moscow
12 Nov 2015 – Philip Nikandrov, Gorproject

Interview: Evolution Tower
12 Nov 2015 – Philip Nikandrov, Gorproject

Research Papers

Upward Spiral: The Story of the Evolution Tower
Aug 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue III

Other Building Facts

The design of Evolution Tower was the result of a unique partnership between the design architects and an artist, Karen Forbes, a Scottish based artist and Head of Drawing and Painting at Edinburgh College of Art.

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