The Nauryz meetings in future Astana
In Nazarbayev Intellectual schools the VIII Nauryz meetings "City of the Future: Architecture of the Capital", dedicated to the 20th anniversary of Astana were held.
More than 200 students of Intellectual and secondary schools from all over the country took part in the Nauryz meetings, which became one of the largest scientific sites for schoolchildren.
The main event of the March scientific forum was open lectures by famous architects: the director of the Institute of Architecture and Construction of the KazNITI named after. K.Satpayev Bolat Kuspangaliyev, rector of KazGASA Yerik Bessimbayev, laureate of the state award of RK, author of projects of the mosque "Khazret Sultan" and "Triumphal arch" Sagyndyk Dzhambulatov, author of projects "Astana Zhyldyzy" and "Baiterek" Samatbek Bukebayev and others. A special guest from Italy of the Nauryz meetings was Sergio Ferrandi, the chief architect of “Sergio Ferrandi Bureau” He presented an interactive lecture "Smart citites: Europe and Kazakhstan".
Students demonstrated 90 projects dedicated to the architecture of the capital in the most relevant areas. The projects of the smart and safe city, the model of Astana 2050, green energy and environmentally friendly technologies in the capital as a legacy of EXPO, high-tech in architecture, the introduction of inclusion in the metropolitan city planning - Nauryz meetings presented future Astana in the interpretation of modern youth.
During the workshop "Geometry of Astana", ten stations were operating. It enabled building mock-ups of the capital’s major architectural projects. The National Geographic channel film "Astana - the city of the future" was presented. There were organized excursions to the Nur Alem museum, the Library of the First President of the RK, Astana Opera, the Palace of Independence, the School of Engineering in Nazarbayev University, "AstanaGenPlan", Kazmediacenter and the National Academy of Choreography.
- This year the 20th anniversary of Astana coincides with the important event for Intellectual schools - the 10th anniversary of the organization establishment. Over the years Nauryz meetings have become a unique platform for the development of the research potential of schoolchildren. The winners and prize-winners of the Nauryz meetings present Kazakhstan at international olympiads, are actively engaged in science, are studying in the best universities in the country and abroad," stated Kulyash Shamshidinova, Chairperson of the Board of Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools autonomous educational organization.
Eight winners of the Nauryz meetings have won a grant to study at the Kazakh Leading Academy of Architecture and Civil Engineering. These are Yerassyl Turarov from Karaganda, Sania Mukanova from Astana, Nurdaulet Taumergenov from Aktobe, Vladislav Konnikov from Kostanay, Roman Gol from Petropavlovsk, Kamila Isakova and Aida Nauanova from Taldykorgan, Assem Myltykbay from Shymkent.
The rector of KazGASA Yerik Bessimbayev personally congratulated the winners and presented the authors of the best projects with certificates for free education in the main architectural university of the country.