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Palace of Peace

Identification

Palace of Peace
Pyramid of Peace, Palace of Peace and Reconciliation
243299

Map

Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
glass
stainless steel
light gray light blue light yellow

Usages

university theater/opera

Facts

  • The pyramid contains more space than St. Paul's Cathedral.
  • The apex is of blue and yellow stained glass which recalls the colours of the flag of Kazakhstan.
  • The building is expressed by way of a steel lattice infilled with grey stone.
  • The building incorporated many components which were pre-fabricated off-site to speed up the brief construction period.
  • The building was conceived as a meeting venue and global centre for religious understanding and represents all the world's religious faiths.
  • The opening ceremony was held on September 1st, 2006.
  • The Palace of Peace has to contend with a temperature range of +/- 40 degrees celcius.
  • The building houses a 1,500-seat subterranean opera house.

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Location

Astana
Kazakhstan

Technical Data

203.00 ft
203.00 ft
203.00 ft
203.00 ft
7
3
2005
2006
5

Involved Companies


Foster + Partners
Tabanlioglu Architects

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Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
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