The goal is for the tent to recreate summer and keep the city warm during the -30 degree winter months.
It sure helps to have oil-fueled wealth.
Implications - The 50-story tent is set to cover the capital of Kazakhstan is like nothing that I have ever heard of before. This tent will cover an area that is larger than 10 football fields. That is quite a lot of space, making it the perfect place to recreate summer and the feeling that comes with summer.