Nowadays, modern Baku is becoming more and more ultra-metropolis.
The city is constantly developing and keeping pace with the time.
Here every architect wants to apply something different.
Flame Towers became the new symbol of the city. They can be seen from everywhere, and at nighttime, they are changing pictures illuminated by means of interactive panels.
Today in Baku, most of the business centers and hotels are different in architecture but almost all have “desert sand” color, which gives a harmony to city building.
You will see the State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan (SOCAR), AZERSU building in the form of water droplets, the renewed Baku Boulevard and Flag Square, Crystal Hall where “Eurovision” 2012 song contest was held, modern sports stadiums, carpet museum building which resembles a folded carpet, congress center, and the area which turned a major project «Baku White City» on the development of which along with Azerbaijani specialists, the world-famous engineering consulting company Atkins was cooperating as well, the bureau of the legendary architect Norman Foster “Foster and Partners”, and the American company “F + A Architects”, famous for its commercial projects.
Our today’s excursion will finish with a visit to the cultural center named after Heydar Aliyev – a complex construction that includes an auditorium, museum, exhibition halls, administrative offices. The center project and design belongs to the famous architect Zaha Hadid. The construction of the building was covered on the channels of Discovery and Science Channel, dedicated to the most courageous engineering projects of modernity and architectural masterpieces of the world.
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