Case Study

KAZAKHSTAN: Palace of Peace and Reconciliation

The Palace of Peace and Reconciliation, designed by Foster and Partners for the triennial Congress of Leaders of the World and Traditional Religions, contains a 1,500 seat opera house, conference facilities and a national centre for Kazakhstan’s various ethnic groups. This impressive building is intended as a symbol of religious tolerance, peace and co-existence.

Information

Author: Foster and Partners
Location: Astana, Kazakhstan
Partners: Sembol Construction, Buro Happold
Realized: 2006
Factors for Success: Time, Communality, Identification
Website: www.fosterandpartners.com/projects/palace-of-peace-and-reconciliation

 

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