Venue : Congress Center – Astana Expo 2017 (Kazakhstan)
How to get there: Google Maps
Over 100 companies participated in a competition to design the grounds of Expo 2017, which today occupy 25 hectares. Chicago firm Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG) won the competition. The site is expected to attract 3 to 4 million visitors during the three months it is open.
The Congress Center building is located nearby the EXPO-2017 Exhibition Complex and follows the general futuristic style. Due to the intricate fluent forms, the building symbolizes the dynamics of development of present and future achievements. The Congress Center of the 43,220 square meter total area has three floors above the ground and an underground parking lot. The height of the building amounts to 29 meters.