Qiz Qalasi / Maiden Tower / Landmark,Baku, Azerbaijan, in the bay of Caspian sea
Early medieval round tower, 8 storeys, 30 m height, 15 m diameter, 5 m thick walls, inside core 7th century, building activity until 13th century
bastion, observatory, zoroastric fire-temple, lighthouse? For none of this possible dedications are definitely proofs. Many facts pointing into the dedication as impregnable bastion, which could be named as virgin.
Client:Administration of Baku Historic Old Town "Icheri Sheher"
Project period:2011 - 2013
Place:Baku, Azerbaijan, in the bay of Caspian sea
south view 2010
south view 2013
southeast view 2010
southeast view 2013
first floor ascent restored
first floor ascent before
Interim result (bastion, right part finished)