Client: Nursultan Nazarbayev
Functions museum, restaurants, IMAX super cinema complex, night club, parking retail & food court
Introduction The Astana Memorial Flame is a 400+ meter tall landmark tower representing the long history and the bright future of Kazakhstan. The Memorial flame will be build in memory of Nursultan Nazarbayev , the first president of the Kazakh peoples. The tower emphasizes how the president has attempted to bridge the gap between Europe and Asia. The tower has a particular stance; that of a person moving towards you .
The tower is so to capture the spirit of Kazakhstan, referring toits nomadic history, embracing both the future and the past. The tower will be embedded in an axial masterplan that builds the connection between city tower and landscape. It will form the apex of such an axial path that runs from the main new city centre towards the south, supporting and amplifying theimportance of the building.