Thursday, September 28, 2006
The Triumph-Palace has classic beauty
Russia's Triumph-Palace in Moscow was completed in 2005, making it the tallest skyscraper in Europe, surpassing Commerzbank Tower in Frankfurt, Germany. The spire is 153 feet tall and is divided into 3000 pieces with a total weight of 52 ton. With 54 floors and a total height of 867 feet when you include the spire, it's the second tallest residential building in the world; the tallest is the 21st Century Tower in Dubai at 269 meters.