The ceremony of laying time capsules in the

The ceremony of laying time capsules in the "Makerspace Learning and Design Center - AUCA"

April 14, 2023

On December 2, 2022, the ceremony of laying time capsules in the Makerspace Learning and Design Center building, which is currently under construction, took place. The project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bard College, and AUCA.
The official capsule-laying ceremony was attended by Kaya Adams, USAID Mission Director in the Kyrgyz Republic, AUCA Acting President and Bard College Vice-President Jonathan Becker, AUCA-Vice President and Head of the “Makerspace AUCA” project Chyngyz Shamshiev, member of the AUCA Board of Trustees Nazira Beishenalieva, Director of the Karmis Construction Company Abdumusa Kuttukov, and Head of the architectural design company “Arch-Idea” Marat Abdrakhimov.
This Makerspace will be a unique educational, creative, and entrepreneurial space on the AUCA campus in Bishkek. It will be equipped with 3D printers, robotics kits, sewing machines and the latest computers. The center will also include brainstorming spaces, study rooms, a large conference room, and areas for networking and individual work. Makerspace will be open to scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, and developers from all over Kyrgyzstan and other Central Asian countries. The building will be a part of AUCA’s open, accessible, and green campus. The construction will be finished by March 2024. 

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