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The deepest mines in the worlds

The Burj Khalifa in UAE is the tallest building in the world, it is 828 metres high. But if you place it on the bottom of the TauTona mine in South Africa, then you can successfully put 5 more buildings like this on top of it one by one…

Архитектурная концепция подземного кладбища

Reviving Burial in Tunnels

In recent years, population growth, the rising cost of land and the extensive preservation of green areas have made cemeteries a burden and a nuisance, particularly for large cities and communities…

Аватоматическое метро в мире

Automatic trains in metro — what is it? Where?

Automated metro systems have proved to be an effective urban decision worldwide. According to the data from July 2016, 55 completely automated metro lines exist in 37 cities of the world. The total length of these lines is 803 km – it is 14.2% longer, than in 2014…

Бетонирование свай - строительство Лахта центра

Piles in the base of Lakhta Center in St Petersburg

The geological study indicated the weak stratified soils 15-20 meters below the construction site of the Lakhta Center – the business area with the 462 meters skyscraper in St Petersburg…

Александровский дворец

Design and arrangement works for the Alexander Palace

Alexander Palace is a part of the great architectural ensemble of Tsarskoe Selo in Saint Petersburg, which is under UNESCO protection and is part of Russian cultural heritage as well as the World’s heritage…


Saint Petersburg Flood Protection Barrier

Construction of the main elements of the Flood Protection Barrierstarted in 1981, but the project was fully implemented only in 2010…