Toggle Menu
  1. Home/
  2. Tech & Science/
  3. Innovation/

Russian unbelievable building curves to span a big river like a bridge

Chelyabinsk, a Russian city, plans to build a spectacular Congress Hall building that will host the upcoming Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and BRICS (an acronym for Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) summits.

Russian architecture firm Piarena recently revealed their competition-winning designs for the sculptural building that will span the Miass River like a bridge and curve upwards like a sail on two ends, rising to heights of 61 and 150 meters, Inhabitat notes.

Russian Congress Hall Piarena

Located at one of the river’s narrowest points and arched to allow small boats to pass under, the bridge divides the building into two sail-like parts, creating an incredible urban milestone.

The 150-meter-tall structure will house also a concert hall, a hotel, an office complex, a conference hall and VIP office spaces. The other 61-meter-tall structure includes a recreational area and an exhibition hall.

Claire Reynolds

A new add-on grants you free access to peer-reviewed journal articles

Dallas and Dubai, first cities to have flying taxis by 2020, thanks to Uber

”Smart food” is here. What we will eat in the future – VIDEO

Phones might be able to recharge themselves with this battery

Developers flocking to Culham to test driveless cars

Reebok is "growing shoes" with its new biodegradable sneakers

World News

A world of constant threat. What countries ...

For more than 80 years now, we have been living in a world where nuclear war is a constant threat. Though we no longer see moments of tension like the famous Cuban Missile Crisis from 1962, the ...


”Smart food” is here. What we will eat in the future – VIDEO