Astana-EXPO 2017 Competition

  • 25 Feb 2013
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Courtesy of Astanagenplan RDI

Upon their recent selection to host the International Specialized Exposition in 2017 (EXPO 2017) with a theme Energy of the Future, National Company and Mayor’s Office of launched a sponsored international architectural competition for the development of a concept design of EXPO facilities, including an installation to serve as the symbol of EXPO 2017 in The objective of the competition is to get conceptual architectural and urban planning solutions and ideas for EXPO facilities. The competition began last week and will last until June 18. The winner will get award equal to 15 Million KZT (equivalent to US$ 100,000). For more information, please visit here.

Cite: Furuto, Alison. "Astana-EXPO 2017 Competition" 25 Feb 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 27 May 2015. <>
  • mahmudnobi

    Would you please give us the link of english version ?

  • Alfiya Karimova

    Interesting and good to hear. This country started to use “gas money” for cultural events, hope it will bring positive changes.

    I was born there.

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    That link seems to be a little jacked up. Is there another way to get info on the competition? Also, do you know if this is an open comp or invite only?