National Geographic Magazine Publishes "Tomorrowland"
"Rich in oil and other mineral resources, Kazakhstan has lavished billions on a new capital - named Astana - inviting some of the world's leading architects to showcase their work in a town formerly known as Akmolinsk, Tselinograd and Aqmola. The results are eclectic, visually arresting, and not to everyone's taste. But love it or hate it, Astana is brash and grandiose—and wildly attractive to young strivers seeking success," writes John Lancaster in the February issue of National Geographic. Together with John, Gerd explored life in the new capital, where the population swelled from 300,000 to more than 700,000 in a decade.
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