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Last edited 09 Jan 2017
Chelyabinsk Congress Hall
Catering for the summits of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) and SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organisation), the sculptural structure will span the Miass River.
To emphasise the curve of the river, it will be a solid volume, with a rectangular footprint, but swooping up like a sail at its coreners, rising to heights of 61 and 150 m.
Located at one of the narrowest points of the river, the structure is arched to allow boats to pass beneath, and provide a pedestrian crossing. Both of the curved ends are to be clad in glass and topped with observation decks.
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