|September 30, 2003|
"Nizhnekamskneftekhim" Inc preparing a present for the capital of Tatarstan by its millennium in rehabilitating one of the ancient buildings of Kazan
| A former military school building, situated in the territory of the Kazan Kremlin, was built in the 20's of 19th century. In years, the building was used for many purposes. Thereby, it was decided in 2003 to create here a geological and mineralogical museum, the biggest in the capital. |
A rehabilitation design was developed basing on the order from the Museum Management. It provides for preserving a three-story version of the building, rehabilitating cornices and architectural components, replacing attic roofing and wooden window and door frames. A ground floor is designed for storage and technical facilities, workrooms and stock depositories. A second floor is intended for exhibition halls, lecture rooms and video room. In the Museum, visitors will be able to acquaint themselves with all the diversity of the earth and its interior in Tatarstan, to admire a spacious picture gallery.
Constructors are working 10 hours a day, practically with no days off. "Nizhnekamskneftekhim" Inc as a customer is effecting regular financing. Required investment, as well as scope of construction work are huge. Construction site occupies 4000 m2 and floor space of the whole building is 13 000 m2. Constructors intend to complete roofing before cold season begins, put central heating on and complete interior plastering. Everything is being done for the present from "Nizhnekamskneftekhim" Inc to be ready by the millennium of the capital.
Press Service NKNK Inc