Project

Astana Expo

A new icon for Kazakhstan and the largest spherical building in the world

Nur Alem, the stunning sphere at the centre of Expo 2017 Astana, is the largest spherical building in the world with a diameter of 80 and height of 100 metres and was designed by prominent American architect duo Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill.

  • Building Type

    Mixed-Use Facility

  • Location

    ул. Мәңгілік Ел 53/2
    Astana
    020000
    Kazakhstan

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Project Team

Defining skylines around the world, architects Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill designed Nur Alem. An international team of glass experts from Germany, Italy and Turkey worked to achieve the final vision.

Fabricator

Architect

  • Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture LLP

Glazier

  • Aden Metal