Topic: Health, Education, Social
24 July 2005. In the chronicles of our life, new grandiose buildings embodying unprecedented projects and the boldest plans are being realised. Especially, it concerns our fine white-marble capital where every new bulding is an event bringing new unique features and magnificence to its look.
The opening of the Ice Palace in 2006 being constructed by the French company Bouygues Batimant International in the southern district of Ashgabat will be such an event for the people of Ashgabat and all visitors of the capital. The customer of the project is the Turkmenenergogurlushyk Concern of the Ministry of Energy and Industry of Turkmenistan.
The Ice Palace will occupy the area of 18,850 square metres. The new sports complex will have all the opportunities for organising competitions in hockey, skating, figure skating and various ice shows.
The tribunes of the palace are designed for 1,000 spectators. Besides the administrative and functional premises, the children’s playground, first-aid post, buffet and shops will be there too. The facade of the Ice Palace covered with white marble and toned glass is faced the north. The entrances from Archabil Avenue and also a pedestrian subway will lead to it.
At present, construction of the project where more than two hundred Turkmen and foreign specialists work is carried out at a rapid pace. Now, erection of the ground floor of the building and construction of engineering-communication networks are being carried out.
Turkmenistan: the Golden Age