Palace of International Forums in Uzbekistan
PROJECT: Palace of International Forums ‘Uzbekistan’
CLIENT: Republic of Uzbekistan
LOCATION: Tashkent, Uzbekistan
YEAR: September 2009
SIZE: 40.000 m²
TEAM: Ippolito Fleitz Group
The Palace of International Forums offers up yet more impressive architecture and interior design, as the creative’s at Ippolito Fleitz Group headed up the design of this massive international project which held an astonishing list of more than 500 architects, designers, and project managers. The team united together to give the interiors a contemporary form, while incorporating elements from traditional Uzbek architecture. Exclusive materials and elements were gathered from around the world to dress the palace in a grandeur yet modern approach which pleases even the most difficult eye. The Palace of International Forums has maintained the classical external elements for its appearance, yet it hints to the visitor its modern interior through the extensively glazed façade. In its modern interior ‘Uzbekistan’ consists of six main areas: the foyer, the auditorium, the VIP foyer, the banqueting hall, the conference room and the restaurant area.