About Nurlan Kamitov

  • Kazakh architect
  • Charted Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects RIBA
  • Member of the American Institute of Architects AIA
  • Professor and Corresponding Member of the International Academy of Architecture IAA
  • Founder and Chief Architect of INK Architects
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Nurlan Kamitov became the first charted member of RIBA in Kazakhstan. This title is held by world famous architects Thomas Heatherwick, Zaha Hadid, Norman Foster, Michael Hopkins, Nicholas Grimshaw, Frank Lloyd Wright, Peter Oborne. This is a high appreciation of the professionalism of Nurlan Kamitov and the INK Architects team at the international level. The title of honorary member of RIBA gives the opportunity to be called an architect in Britain and gain access to the markets of the UK, the European Union and other jurisdictions.

The International Academy of Architecture was founded by UNESCO and received UN accreditation. The activities of the Academy are aimed at stimulating the development of architecture and architectural education.

Membership in the American Institute of Architects (AIA) is awarded to architects for outstanding contributions to the profession through excellence in design, contributions to the field of architectural education, and significant advancement in the profession. Member Architects (AIAs) are licensed to practice architecture by a licensing authority in the United States.

Under the leadership of Nurlan Kamitov, INK Architects created dozens of successful architectural projects

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Art Residence - residential complex, Almaty (2016);

Hilton Expo Astana - five-star hotel, Astana (2017);

Avenue 5 - residential complex, Astana (2017);

Esil Riverside - business class residential complex, Astana (2017);

Aura - business center, Astana (2017);

Swissotel Wellness Resort Alatau - hotel, Almaty (2017);

4YOU - residential quarter, Almaty (2017);

Qazaqstan is an athletics sports complex. The project was completed according to IAAF standards

and received a certificate from the international association World Athletics, Astana (2017);

Central Avenue - business class residential complex, Almaty (2017);

Latin Quarter - multifunctional complex, Miami, Florida (2017);

Central Park - residential complex, Astana (2018);

Urban Valley - residential complex, Miami, Florida (2018);

Koktobe City - residential complex, Almaty (2018);

President's Park - premium multi-apartment residential complex in Almaty (2019);

NRG Oybek - residential complex, Tashkent (2019);

Chicago Residential - residential complex, Chicago, USA (2019);

SAT Tower - business center, Astana (2019);

Little Havana - Master Plan, Miami, Little Havana (2019);

Brickell 12 - hotel, Miami, Florida (2019);

Grand Chirchiq - multifunctional complex, Tashkent, Uzbekistan (2021);

Nexpo Union - residential complex, Astana (2021);

Brickell Lux - 36-storey multifunctional hotel, Miami, West Brickell area, USA (2021);

ERG - multifunctional complex in Astana (2022);

Dubai Rays - premium apartments on Dubai Island, Dubai (2023);

Masjids of Dubai Islands - mosques on Dubai Island, Dubai (2023);

International awards and achievements for architecture and interior design by INK Architects
under the leadership of Nurlan Kamitov:

- ASIA PACIFIC PROPERTY AWARDS LEISURE Interior Kazakhstan 2013 - High appreciation of the JUDOSUN project;

- ASIA PACIFIC PROPERTY AWARDS LEISURE Interior Kazakhstan 2016 - High appreciation of the CAFE CENTRAL project;

- ASIA PACIFIC PROPERTY AWARDS Architecture 2015-2016 – Best Apartment Building Architecture in Kazakhstan BI CITY SEOUL;

- Architizer awards 2012-2015 - annual contestant;

- Competition for the best project of the territory development concept in Samara, Russia - Invited participant;

- Penang Bay International Ideas Competition, Malaysia - shortlisted;

- Hyde Park Paviliion, London, UK - Honorary Member;

INK Architects is one of the largest and most successful full cycle design companies in Kazakhstan.

Founded by Nurlan Kamitov in 2004. The company's projects demonstrate a recognizable style, advanced technologies, and well-functioning work of a professional team. Nurlan Kamitov and his company have 20 years of experience and more than 9.8 million square meters of mixed-use and residential complexes, hotels and cultural facilities, public and commercial spaces.

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