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Khan Shatyry

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Just read a story about the Khan Shatyry Entertainment Centre in Astana, Kazakhstan. Er, the whatnow?

Well, the reason it caught my eye was the title: “The New Dubai?

It’s pretty fantastic, really, it’s a 150 meter high dome in the capital of Kazakhstan – an indoor city – that’s supposed to be done next month.

The dome will create a greenhouse effect, protecting the city from the severe cold; apparently in Astana it can reach -40 degrees Celsius.

Er, -40 degrees Fahrenheit.


Here’s some cool art: