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Baku — signatures on the skyline


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The most visionary city you’ve likely never seen.

The most visionary city you’ve likely never seen.

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  • 1. Signatures on the skyline The most visionary city you’ve likely never seen
  • 2. Where would you expect to see the most stunning buildings rising as part of a new urban center? Photo Copyright: Elnur Amikishiyev
  • 3. Where do the tech, telecom, petroleum and tourism industries converge to create a city partnering with businesses around the world? Photo Copyright: Elnur Amikishiyev
  • 4. Baku, Azerbaijan Photo Copyright: Robert Jakatics
  • 5. Located on the Caspian Sea, Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, has served as a commerce hub for more than 2,000 years. Photo Copyright: Robert Jakatics
  • 6. Baku’s emergence on the world stage is a result of Azerbaijan’s leaders working with global, respected, ethical firms to position the country for a sophisticated future. Photo Copyright: Sadık Gle
  • 7. These firms, including AECOM Technology Corporation, bring industry-leading technical skills and a reputation for transparent business practices to the country’s facilities and infrastructure development efforts. Photo Copyright: Elnur Amikishiyev
  • 8. Crescent Development Project One of Baku’s marquee efforts is the Crescent Development Project by Gilan Holding, a 450,000-square-foot, mixeduse development on an island in the heart of the city. AECOM is providing – Non-risk construction management – Full design – A fully transparent and integrated process throughout the development phase that enables the facilities to meet world-class building codes as well as health and safety standards.
  • 9. Scheduled for completion during 2016, the development will feature a retail component, residential and commercial towers and a 33-story hotel. As of November 2013: – – – – Artificial island is complete. Nearly all piling work for the development is complete. Overall construction is approximately 9% done. Shore works are 10% complete. Crescent City (office tower) Crescent Place Tower (luxury residential space) Crescent Hotel (7-star rating) Crescent Place Podium (luxury shopping space)
  • 10. Other progressive projects with AECOM include: Photo Copyright: Elnur Amikishiyev
  • 11. Central Bank Headquarters – Two 32- and 28-floor towers, connected by a glass atrium – Office space for approximately 1,100 bank employees – Conference and training facilities – Sports area – Museum – Restaurant
  • 12. SOFAZ Headquarters – 35,000 square meters – Double-skin facade – BREEAM-compliant design – Restaurant and commonarea podium – Museum – Modern interior incorporating country’s cultural heritage
  • 13. Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy – – – – – – Energy-efficient design State-of-the-art library Academic buildings General assembly building Various student buildings Surrounded by Dede Gorgud Park
  • 14. When visionaries join forces, iconic cityscapes result. More information: