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Primorsky Aquarium – Vladivostok, Russia

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Primorsky  Primorsky 2
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Building: Primorsky Aquarium
Location:Vladivostok, Russia
Architect: OJSC Primorgrajdanproekt
Structural Engineer/Contractor: NPO Mostovik, Ltd.
Status: In Progress

AE Interest: Curtain walls fabricated from custom thermal glass only made in Spain for maximum thermal insulation. Building will hold over 25,000 tons of water total, one of the largest aquariums in the world. Aquarium glass in the largest tank (7,000 tons) is up to 2 feet thick (0.6m).

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Written by Jonah Wolf

September 12, 2014 at 11:36 am

Posted in Built

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