India

Statue of Unity

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At a Glance

  • LocationGujarat
  • CountryIndia
  • ClientGovernment of Gujarat
  • ServicesCivil & Structural, MEP, Facade, Fire Peformance, Geo-Technical
  • SectorsBuildings & Properties, Arts and Culture

Standing tall and proud, The Statue of Unity is currently the world’s tallest statue at 182m

The Statue of Unity is a colossal statue of Indian statesman and independence activist Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (1875–1950).

The statue was constructed on Sadhu Island and comprises of a bridge connecting the island to the mainland and a 3.5 km highway that connects Sadhu Island to Kevadia Town and Hotel, Convention Centre, Memorial Garden and Visitor Centre.

The project took a total of 33 months to complete and is able to withstand wind speeds of up to 50 m/sec, earthquakes measuring up to 6.5 on the Richter Scale at a depth of 10 km and within a radius of 12 km of the statue.

Crucial building materials were crowdsourced from Indian farmers to construct this landmark statue. Specifically, 5,700,000 kg of structural steel; 18,500,000 kg of reinforced steel bars, 22,500,000 kg of cement; 1,700,000 kg of bronze; 1,850,000 kg of bronze cladding and 5,000,000 kg.

 

 

182m

Tall

22500

Tonnes of Cement Used

 

World's Tallest Statue