Wednesday, May 09, 2007
SOCAR to have new building
01 May 2007 [12:08] - Today.Az - A site has been allotted in Heydar Aliyev Avenue to construct a new building for the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR). Leading companies of France, Italy, the UK, South Korea, Turkey and Azerbaijan were involved in architectural designing (engineering) of the building. SOCAR told APA-Economics that the building will be constructed on the basis of the architectural style proposed by South Korea's Heerim Architects & Planners Co. Ltd. The building is slated to be 149.4 meters high, 59,102 sq. m and to accommodate more than 2,000 employees. The building will have 2 underground and 35 overhead floors and will be constructed by local builders under supervision of Heerim Architects & Planners Co. Ltd.