Baku Convention Center

Project duration from 2013 to 2017

Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Baku, AZ

In Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, a new conference and congress centre has been created for 4,500 guests. OBERMEYER Project Management GmbH was appointed as Client´s representative and provided project management, design review and construction management services.

This futuristic building comprises a central auditorium that is surrounded in circular fashion by a second building section containing 15 conference and meeting rooms, offices and restaurants. The building, designed by COOP Himmelb(l)au, an Austrian firm of architects, comprises a total surface area of almost 60,000 m².

The auditorium is equipped with height-adjustable rows of seats and with seating that can be recessed, meaning that the space can accommodate a range of different seating configurations. It has a maximum capacity of 3,500 seats. Impressive: The building has a huge 405 m² multimedia screen. The lobby extends over an area of 1,800 m², the restaurant area covers a further 1,700 m² and the meeting and communication area measures 1,750 m².

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