Last November, Astana has won the right to host the International Specialized Exposition (EXPO 2017) with a theme Energy of the Future in 2017.
The National Company Astana EXPO-2017 and the Astana Mayor’s Office are launching an international architecture competition for the development of a concept design of EXPO site, including an architectural object to serve as a symbol of EXPO 2017 in Astana, the Republic of Kazakhstan. The objective of the competition is to gather the conceptual architectural and urban planning solutions for the EXPO site. The competition will start on February 18, 2013 and will last until June 18, 2013. The winner will receive an award equal to one hundred thousand US Dollars (US$ 100,000).
Potential participants will receive the competition requirements after submitting an application with an attached copy of professional architectural license to the e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or after sending a hard copy to the following address: the Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana, 010000, 3 Dostyk str. by March 10, 2013 6 p.m. Astana time.