World’s first apartment topped with a ski slope could spring up in Kazakhstan
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Despite Astana’s bitterly cold winters, the Kazakh capital doesn’t offer much for winter sport enthusiasts—the closest ski slopes are located a four-hour drive away. That’s why architect and avid skier Shokhan Mataibekov proposed the Slalom House, a 21-story apartment building mounted with an artificial ski slope that wraps around the rooftop in a U-shaped formation. The proposed ski slope would be built from artificial snow called Snowflex to allow for year-round skiing. Related:...