Expensive! Richly Crazy architecture of the capital of Kazakhstan

Expensive. Rich Coarsely. This is how the appearance of the modern capital of Kazakhstan can be described. Astana began to develop at an unprecedented pace in the 1990s; in fact, a completely new capital city, Astana, was built on the site of the Soviet provincial town Tselinograd. They built with glamor and glitter, more expensive and richer, so that there was something to boast to the visiting tourists.
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Expensive! Richly Mad architecture of the capital of Kazakhstan, buildings, city, Astana, capital, center, building, Baiterek, city, became, “Baiterek”, president, several, Here, right away, Building, large, Astana, carrying, meters

2. The capital of Kazakhstan wandered several times from different cities and was established in Almaty during the Soviet era. The city of Tselinograd in those days was an ordinary province, where, as the name suggests, they mastered virgin soil. After Kazakhstan gained independence, the city was given the historical name Akmola, and after a few authorities of the country began to think about moving the capital here. President Nursultan Nazarbayev was a big supporter of the transfer of the capital, and as a result, in December 1997, Akmola became the capital of Kazakhstan and was soon renamed to Astana.In the capital, created a special economic zone, the city began to grow at an unprecedented pace, people began to move to the capital. So, in the 90s the population of the city was slightly more than 200 thousand people, today it already exceeds a million inhabitants.
In the center of modern Astana, they like to build wide avenues, large and brilliant buildings.
Expensive! Richly Mad architecture of the capital of Kazakhstan, buildings, city, Astana, capital, center, building, Baiterek, city, became, “Baiterek”, president, several, Here, right away, Building, large, Astana, carrying, meters

3. Sometimes it may even seem that some giant child scattered a bucket of sparkles and therefore the whole city is shining now. More glass, more shine! The city center is filled with some kind of crazy architecture.
Expensive! Richly Mad architecture of the capital of Kazakhstan, buildings, city, Astana, capital, center, building, Baiterek, city, became, “Baiterek”, president, several, Here, right away, Building, large, Astana, carrying, meters

4. Here everything at once. The building in the Chinese style, the building "Moscow", in the same place next to it there is also the building "St. Petersburg"
Expensive! Richly Mad architecture of the capital of Kazakhstan, buildings, city, Astana, capital, center, building, Baiterek, city, became, “Baiterek”, president, several, Here, right away, Building, large, Astana, carrying, meters

5. Kazakhstan positions Astana as a modern and rapidly developing city, foreign visitors are brought here and hold major international events. In 2017, Astana hosted the international exhibition EXPO 2017. Here they are very proud of this event.
Expensive! Richly Mad architecture of the capital of Kazakhstan, buildings, city, Astana, capital, center, building, Baiterek, city, became, “Baiterek”, president, several, Here, right away, Building, large, Astana, carrying, meters

6. More than 100 companies took part in the International Architectural Competition for the best sketch-idea of ​​the EXPO-2017 exhibition complex. The winner was a company from Chicago Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture. The central object was the eight-story area "Nur Alem", and around 14 buildings - pavilions of the participating countries
Expensive! Richly Mad architecture of the capital of Kazakhstan, buildings, city, Astana, capital, center, building, Baiterek, city, became, “Baiterek”, president, several, Here, right away, Building, large, Astana, carrying, meters

7A huge Baiterek monument, a symbol of the transfer of the capital to Astana and the main symbol of Kazakhstan, was erected in the very center of the city. "Baiterek" by its location and compositional structure expresses cosmogonic ideas of ancient nomads, according to the legends of which the World River flows at the junction of the worlds. On its bank stands the Tree of Life - Baiterek, which holds the earth by its roots, and crown props up the sky.
Expensive! Richly Mad architecture of the capital of Kazakhstan, buildings, city, Astana, capital, center, building, Baiterek, city, became, “Baiterek”, president, several, Here, right away, Building, large, Astana, carrying, meters

8. “Baiterek” means a young, strong, growing tree, symbolizes a state that has preserved its historical roots, has a strong foundation and aspiration for future prosperity. The height of the monument together with the ball is 105 meters, the diameter of the gold ball is 22 meters
Expensive! Richly Mad architecture of the capital of Kazakhstan, buildings, city, Astana, capital, center, building, Baiterek, city, became, “Baiterek”, president, several, Here, right away, Building, large, Astana, carrying, meters

9. Inside the golden ball is a viewing platform (absolutely uncomfortable and meaningless), as well as the handprint of President Nursultan Nazarbayev
Expensive! Richly Mad architecture of the capital of Kazakhstan, buildings, city, Astana, capital, center, building, Baiterek, city, became, “Baiterek”, president, several, Here, right away, Building, large, Astana, carrying, meters

10. Two golden cones! And because they can afford!
Expensive! Richly Mad architecture of the capital of Kazakhstan, buildings, city, Astana, capital, center, building, Baiterek, city, became, “Baiterek”, president, several, Here, right away, Building, large, Astana, carrying, meters

11. The new, built in 2004, the residence of the President of Kazakhstan immediately fell into the list of the most beautiful presidential palaces in the world. The palace was built in front of the Baiterek monument on the left bank of the Ishim river.
Expensive! Richly Mad architecture of the capital of Kazakhstan, buildings, city, Astana, capital, center, building, Baiterek, city, became, “Baiterek”, president, several, Here, right away, Building, large, Astana, carrying, meters

12. The building is made of monolithic concrete.The height of the building together with the spire is 80 m. The facade is made of Italian marble with a thickness of 20 to 40 cm. The building consists of five floors above ground. The total area of ​​the building is 36,720 square meters.
Expensive! Richly Mad architecture of the capital of Kazakhstan, buildings, city, Astana, capital, center, building, Baiterek, city, became, “Baiterek”, president, several, Here, right away, Building, large, Astana, carrying, meters

13. It is especially beautiful here on moon nights
Expensive! Richly Mad architecture of the capital of Kazakhstan, buildings, city, Astana, capital, center, building, Baiterek, city, became, “Baiterek”, president, several, Here, right away, Building, large, Astana, carrying, meters

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Expensive! Richly Mad architecture of the capital of Kazakhstan, buildings, city, Astana, capital, center, building, Baiterek, city, became, “Baiterek”, president, several, Here, right away, Building, large, Astana, carrying, meters

15. And this is a small part of the House of Ministries, the total length of the building is almost two kilometers!
Expensive! Richly Mad architecture of the capital of Kazakhstan, buildings, city, Astana, capital, center, building, Baiterek, city, became, “Baiterek”, president, several, Here, right away, Building, large, Astana, carrying, meters

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Expensive! Richly Mad architecture of the capital of Kazakhstan, buildings, city, Astana, capital, center, building, Baiterek, city, became, “Baiterek”, president, several, Here, right away, Building, large, Astana, carrying, meters

17. Kazakhstan built its Dubai.
Expensive! Richly Mad architecture of the capital of Kazakhstan, buildings, city, Astana, capital, center, building, Baiterek, city, became, “Baiterek”, president, several, Here, right away, Building, large, Astana, carrying, meters

18. Back in the center of Astana, a huge egg monument was erected. For some reason, the monument to the egg is officially called the building of the State Archive of Astana.
Expensive! Richly Mad architecture of the capital of Kazakhstan, buildings, city, Astana, capital, center, building, Baiterek, city, became, “Baiterek”, president, several, Here, right away, Building, large, Astana, carrying, meters

19. Really beautiful and cool dancing fountains.
Expensive! Richly Mad architecture of the capital of Kazakhstan, buildings, city, Astana, capital, center, building, Baiterek, city, became, “Baiterek”, president, several, Here, right away, Building, large, Astana, carrying, meters

20. Skyscrapers in the center of Astana. It's amazing how on the first floors of these gigantic buildings there are traditional markets, pasties and notaries. Most of the apartments in these skyscrapers are equipped for daily rent.
Expensive! Richly Mad architecture of the capital of Kazakhstan, buildings, city, Astana, capital, center, building, Baiterek, city, became, “Baiterek”, president, several, Here, right away, Building, large, Astana, carrying, meters

21. View from the apartment to the night city. The building in the center is the future of the highest building in Kazakhstan and Central Asia, Abu Dhabi Plaza, by the end of construction it is planned to build 75 floors with a height of 382 meters. The construction of the tower was planned to be completed in 2016. So it goes.

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