Khan Shatyr is a project of well-known british architect Norman Foster. Initial idea was aimed at New York to build huge cover over several dstricts and maintain artificial climate beneath it. For some reasons this idea was rejected and then he made a suggestion to Astana. Here it was realize in smaller scale, but after 8 years of successful exploitation the bigger cover will be built behind Khan Shatyr. Its diameter is going to be 4 km.