Astana’s Winter Urbanscape

Moved to Almaty, Kazakhstan, where  I hope I will live for a while if not forever. I like it here. I’m working on a project from Kazakhstan’s capital Astana now… 

Astana’s Winter Urbanscape

Kazakhsttan’s gleaming, spacious city Astana is the second coldest capital in the world, but the oil and gas money has been heating up the city with the growing nightlife culture scene and modern (or futuristic) buildings including a facility with a small inner tropical resort to attract more businesses and tourists.  


  1. [...] captures the contrasts between indoor and outdoor life in Astana, Kazakhstan’s chilly capital, and another focuses on the desolation of the Saryshagan [...]

  2. [...] (He felt it, too: Astana is the world’s second-coldest capital city.)His project, “Astana’s Winter Urbanscape,”  juxtaposes the city’s frosty exterior with an alternate seasonal reality he found [...]