Solid Waves, Kazahkistan

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    Italian Stefano Boeri Architects has won a prize for a housing development scheme in Astana, Kazahkistan. The international competition organized by the Astana department of architectureand urban planning called for the design of a contemporary residential neighborhood with affordable housing and services to restructure a run down area next to the city center.

    Designed as a contemporary living landmark, Solid Waves is a system that combines residence, green public spaces with commercial and public infrastructure. its unique and strong presence is a declaration for the sustainable future of the contemporary city; a place that promotes social gathering and endorses the need for collective green space.