Initiated by the Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and IDEA founder Leyla Aliyeva "Bizim həyət" (Our Yard) project successfully continues to improve and renovate old yards in Baku.
The seventeenth yard improved within "Bizim həyət" project opened at Zigh road 9 in Khatai district on 4 March 2019.
The aim of the project is to upgrade yards that need restoration, increase areas of greeneries in the city and create more comfortable living environments for residents.
Surrounding the multi-story buildings with around 1200 residents, the yard features a new landscape design, mini-football field, volleyball and basketball court, 6 outdoor workout facilities, children's playground covered with soft flooring surfaces, 19 benches providing comfort to everyone, including people with disabilities. The outdoor sports equipment has been specifically placed to create social fitness experience for people of all ages enabling them to lead active lives. Additionally, a fountain was constructed and a martyrs' memorial has also been renovated in the area.
At the request of residents, façades and entrance areas of buildings have also been renovated. Along with the restoration of the existing greenery on the 13 thousand sq meter yard, 100 new trees and shrubs have been planted, as well 5 thousand sq meter lawn has been laid in the area.
"Bizim həyət" project is planned to cover all districts of Baku. Suggestions and requests on the yards that need a renovation like this can be sent to IDEA Public Union.