It became known, when will the reconstruction of the spire of the skyscraper building of the foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich in fotobeschichtete the spire on the building of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation of Moscow. Archival photoIt became known, when will the reconstruction of the spire of the skyscraper building of the foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich the image Bank

Work on the reconstruction of the spire of the building of the foreign Ministry on Smolensk square in Moscow will be completed by the end of August this year, told RIA Novosti Director of fku Directorate for construction, reconstruction and restoration of buildings of the foreign Ministry of Russia Oleg Sajewski.

«Orientirueshsya for the second half of August,» he said, answering the question, when could be ready the spire.

He explained that «we are not talking about only one spire, the work goes on the roofs and on the facades, the roof doing fascia extensions… doing the perimeter wall.»

According to him, at the moment, «go work.» He believes that in the normal pace of work, the spire can be ready by the end of August.

Answering the question about reconstruction of the main building, Sajewski said that at this stage only «starts the process of harmonization, the preparation of a normative act».

At the end of September last year, the builders started the main part of the work to replace the spire on the building of the Ministry of foreign Affairs.

During the reconstruction of the spire is used, according to Raevskogo, «other steel grade: steel was boiling, and now the special steel used just on such unique objects.» «We have a framework of metal «SP — 255″, and the cladding is made of stainless steel,» — said Sajewski, adding that the spire of special coating.

Originally the spire was not in the building project — the first among the «seven sisters». According to legend, when the main phase of construction was almost finished, Joseph Stalin ordered to install spikes on all such buildings. In the end, the spire gathered in «emergency» order of the materials that were at hand. Some time later, an analysis was conducted of the design, it turned out that the steel cannot be used in such construction.

Repair of the spire reflected in the messenger Telegram. The foreign Ministry in November last year has created stickers with captions depicting the main building of the Ministry before the reconstruction («tower») and during it («mid tower»).

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