Ashgabat Shopping and Entertainment Center is the largest in the region
Various epithets were applied in the local and foreign mass media to the new Shopping and Entertainment complex of Ashgabat put into service on the eve of celebration of the 30th anniversary of independence of Turkmenistan. At those day this facility, built by the “Beyik-Bina” enterprise, was epitheted as the “complex of future”, “the most eco-friendly”, “the largest and multipurpose”. That is exactly so.
This explains why it was awarded the certificates “For construction based on high technologies” of the Council of Shopping Centers «German Council» (Germany), «Certificate of Excellence 2021» of the Docklands Academy (London), certificate “Peculiar design” of the Institute of Architecture “Vorarlberger” (Austria).
The most advanced solutions on management of the Shopping and Entertainment Center’s activity and modern design ideas were realized in the new shopping complex, named “Ashgabat”. There are several fountains in the Center, operated using the state-of-the-art digital technologies, with background music.
Nearby there are the multifamily residential houses, the apartments decoration was performed with regard to the residents’ wishes. It was important because families with many children moved into them.
The logically linked roads and pavements, elevated bridge, artificial channels, leisure zones are provided on total 8 hectares area of the complex.
The complex structure includes the underground parking, motor cars service center with carwash, cafe. The park and garden zones were arranged around. There are 240 shops of different types, supermarket, sports and cultural and improving complexes, cafe, beauty shops and hairdresser's, game halls for small children, movie theatre, an ice-skating rink and a corner of rest and attractions in the shopping center, area of which is 65 thousand square meters.
The visitors of the new shopping complex are especially impressed by the road interchange, in creation of which the advance engineering developments were applied and the high load-carrying characteristics, climatic and geological conditions, specific for local factors were considered.
At the week-end the citizens of Ashgabat do their shopping and amuse leisure in the new shopping center.
Photo: Aleksey Gimalitdinov