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National Library of Kazakhstan – Astana, Kazakhstan

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Building: National Library of Kazakhstan
Location: Astana, Kazakhstan
Status: Proposed design
Architect: BIG
Client: Kazakhstan Presidential Office
Collaborators: Arup agu
Size: 33.000 m2
Status: 1st prize
Partner-in-Charge: Bjarke Ingels
Project Leader: Thomas Christoffersen
Team: Amy Campbell, Jakob Henke, Johan Cool, Jonas Barre, Daniel Sundlin
AE Interests: Steel Design, Library, inter-locking spiral and circle, circle, rotunda, arch, yurt

Link to Video Presentation by BIG (Architects): Facade Optimization

Written by Lauren Davis

August 30, 2009 at 10:21 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

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