Astana
NAZARBAYEV CENTRE

2015

Architects FOSTER + PARTNERS
Contractor SEMBOL CONST.
OwnerKORPORATSIYA KAZAKHMYS LTD
CategoryCultural
Description

- First and biggest single layer free form skylight design in Asia.

- First and biggest single layer free form skylight design in Asia.
- A Landmark project of Astana.
- The biggest panel size is 1400x6700 mm (Stone and Glass Combination).
- Free span of the skylight is 90m whereas steel members measure only 30mm x 20mm.
- Thickness/Span ratio is 1/3 of chicken egg shell in comparison.