Project info
  • Project : Expo 2017 Sphere

  • client : JSC National Company “Astana EXPO-2017”

  • Architect : adrian smith & gordon gill

  • consultant : werner sobek

  • contractor : SML construction

  • location : ASTANA / KAZAKHSTAN

  • building type : fair building

  • completion : 2017

Within the scope of the project the overall outer shell of the Sphere designed and constructed by taking into account its sub-structures. Manufacturing and installation methods have been planned based on the advance technology and handled using the parametric design software. Approximately 20.000 m2 double curved glazing units reaching up to 100 meters height installed one by one to their places. Moreover, a cable-net skylight with photovoltaic glazing units having been placed lateral at the top of the Sphere. All secondary steel structures cladded with using double twisted aluminium profiles.

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