Turkish contractor Özgüven Architecture is set to build one of Central Asia’s tallest skyscrapers at a height of 215 meters.
The 50-story building named Tashkent City is expected to cost US$150 million, said Murad Nazarov, the head of Murad Buildings, the project’s main investor firm, at a news conference in the capital Tashkent.
Nazarov also noted that the Turkish company was chosen among 100 contractor firms from the United States, the European Union, and Asian countries.
“Turkish contractor Özgüven Architecture is set to build one of Central Asia’s tallest skyscrapers at a height of 215 meters.”
Ozgur Onur Özgüven , the founder of Özgüven Architecture, stressed that 500 people—including professors, engineers, and experts—are working on this skyscraper project, “the skyscraper will have unique architecture and rare features,” he emphasized. A total of 190 cubic meters of concrete and 25,000 metric tons of iron will be used for the skyscraper, he later stated.
“We are working to create Uzbekistan’s tallest, grandest, and most prominent building,” he added. He also said that the building’s construction needs, such as molds, cranes, and concrete equipment, would be supplied from Turkey.
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