Location: Almaty, Kazakhstan
Client: Cinema Hotel Corporation
Total area: 45,000 (sqm)
The Kazakhstan Hotel, an architectural, historical landmark in Almaty, has been since the 70’s a reference for travelers, tourists, and businessmen.
The project’s challenge entails the creation of a new destination hotel and the transformation of the building into a modern facility to project its image, as part of the city’s collective memory, into the future.
Demonstrating that it is possible to change the deficient functionality of the 26-storey building, the first approach to the project adds, within the same structure, a whole range of new facilities for the clientele. This will be achieved by establishing priorities within the building’s transformation, and...