Khan Shatyry Entertainment Center is an architectural project located in Astana in Kazakhstan there is directed by the firm Foster + partners who said that contemporary architecture was reserved for the countries of the old Europe? here is the description of the project:
The Khan Shatyry entertainment centre in Astana will become a dramatic civic focal point for the capital of Kazakhstan. The soaring structure, at the northern end of the new city axis, rises from a 200 m elliptical base to form the highest peak on the skyline of Astana. The 100, 000sqm centre’s unique concept – to provide a pallets environment embracing an urban-scale internal park, shopping and entertainment come – was developed in response to the harsh climate of extreme weather in both winter and summer. The building will become a lively public space and an unprecedented amenity for the people of Astana which can be used throughout the year.
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