Foreign architects to give master class in Astana
The events coincide in time with International Congress of Architects.
The opening of the Congress organized by Ministry of Culture and Sports of Kazakhstan together with Astana Mayor’s Office and Kazakhstan’s Architects Association will be held on July 16, 2018, at Independence Palace, Astana, BNews.kz correspondent informs.
The 2018 year in the history of Independent Kazakhstan is marked by the 20th anniversary of Astana. The potential of the city, a rhythm of the political, social, cultural life, a status of the capital of peace and accord attracts the attention of the different layers of the population of Astana, professional and political circles of the world.
The International Congress of Architects in the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan is dedicated to the celebration of the 20th anniversary of Astana. One of the features of the capital is its architectural appearance, which absorbed the world trends of modern world architecture, which creates a special, unique atmosphere of a dynamically developing city. And this, to a large extent, was achieved due to the synthesis of the creative thought of world-class architects and their domestic counterparts.
A question of further development and improvement of the physical and social environment of the capital, cities, and settlements of the country arises due to a modernization of Kazakhstan’s society within Rukhani Zhangury program.
Astana forms a cultural image of the capital which is built for centuries and thus deeply thought out architectural ideas and solutions for its development are needed. By the way, the adaptation to world real things in the architecture should not lead to national traditions’ loss.
The Congress goals development of modern domestic architecture through professional exchange of experience; acquaintance with modern conceptual and theoretical directions of development of world architecture and its basic tendencies; establishment of creative contacts between Kazakhstani and leading foreign architects; the formation of openness of consciousness in society - the ability to adopt progressive world experience and knowledge while preserving the best traditions of national culture in architecture.
International scientific-practical conference on theme Urban environment: traditions and future consisting of two panel sessions New cities. From scratch and Social projecting takes place in frames of the Congress.
Moreover, roundtable titled Synthesis of values. Local identity in a global context will be held within the Congress as well.
Young architects have a chance to partake in Urban environment: smart district which is held in startup weekend format.
During the Congress architects from the far and near abroad countries; representatives of government and business; domestic architects representing all regions of the Republic of Kazakhstan and cities of national importance (Astana, Almaty, Shymkent); developers, technology companies, design bureaus; design engineers; students of architectural specialties of universities; urban activists, urbanists, contemporary artists; mass will be involved into master classes, lectures and dialogue platform Who does create the environment?