9 and 12-storeyed bearing-wall buildings to be knocked down in Moscow

9 and 12-storeyed bearing-wall buildings to be knocked down in Moscow
# 23 December 2008 15:59 (UTC +04:00)
Moscow – APA. 9 and 12-storeyed bearing-wall buildings will be knocked down in Moscow by 2025. APA reports that residential area of these buildings is 5mln. sq m. Demolition of bearing-wall buildings is envisaged in the General Plan on the development of Moscow by 2025. The General Plan also envisages demolition of 5 and 9-storeyed buildings dating back to the early period of construction by an industrial method. Demolition of 5-storeyed buildings will finish by 2010. 5-storeyed buildings make up 25 percent of Moscow’s Housing Fund.
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