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The building of the National Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan

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The building of the National Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan is one of the main architectural monuments of the city. Its construction began in 1948 and ended in 1957, the National Academy of Sciences is located immediately opposite the National Bank of Kazakhstan. The project of this building was made by famous Soviet architect, a three-time winner of the Stalin prize, academician A. Shchusev.

The design of the building was carried out in 1944-1948. In his design uses the elements of national architecture and classical motifs. Monumental construction to the present time is the dominant feature formed at the intersection of Shevchenko and Valikhanov urban ensemble. The building of the National Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan is represented by a triaxial composition: monument, portal, and the adjoining two buildings.

The authors of the project of the building of the national Academy has also developed a draft plan to the adjacent area of Krasina street (now Valikhanov), of Artillery street (now Kurmangazy) to the Kalinin street (Kabanbai Batyr). The Presidium of the Academy of Sciences with its main facade facing the street Shevchenko and closes the perspective of the streets of Valikhanov, thereby forming the front Boulevard with the monument to the famous Kazakh scientist, historian, ethnographer, folklorist, traveler and educator, officer of the General staff of the Russian army, scout to CH. Valikhanov.

In 1981, on the South side of the Academy building were built on the hull of the House of scientists, a pretty Park and a beautiful decorative fountain "Oriental calendar".

Planning the building of the national Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan is divided into 11 pavilions. Today the complex of buildings of the National Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan Central scientific library, 18 research organizations and several organizations educational programs.