Eco-Shore 2017: Nizhy Novgorod Urban e Architecture Competition - ARCHITECTURE FESTIVAL

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Eco-Shore 2017: Nizhy Novgorod Urban e Architecture Competition is calling for applications! Below you can find all details about this architecture festival:

Eco-Shore 2017: Nizhy Novgorod Urban e Architecture Competition

The Union of Moscow Architects and Nizhny Novgorod Department of the Union of Architects of Russia are hosting an open urban and architecture competition titled "The Spitin Nizhny Novgorod" with aim to provide architectural and town-planning ideas.


The Spitin Nizhny Novgorod, architecture competition is held within the framework of the International Festival “Eco-Shore”. The Festival is unique international annual project devoted to the innovative ideas of the urban, architecture and design development of coastal areas.

This competition is organized in order to get in Nizhny Novgorod, on the territory limited by the Samarkandskaya and Betancourt Streets and the Volga and Oka rivers embankments, some conceptual town-planning proposals for creating a city recreation center with a developed recreational component and filled with social, cultural and sports functions by means of an equitable creative contest.

The main task is to suggest a conceptual solution demonstrating a contemporary approach to the complex development of the introduced site and to transformation of the former storehouse and public utilities areas of the Nizhny Novgorod spit into the new spaces with elements of public, tourist, and recreational infrastructure integrated into the context of the already existing historical and cultural environment of the city.

Participants must offer a town-planning composition, functional zoning and principles of territory improvement intended for active public use and recreation. It is necessary to suggest an approximate nomenclature of buildings, which are supposed to be located in this territory, their functionality, to provide for an easy access to technical services and their maintenance, as well as to envisage a necessary number of parking spaces for both: motor cars and tourist buses.


The Competition designs should be fulfilled in computer-graphics (raster file JPG or TIFF, 150 dpi, without compression) and delivered by e-mail fully configured and prepared for the printout on the panel with sizes: 140cm (height) х 90cm (width). All texts must be converted to curves. The number of panels for one application (design) is 2 pcs.

The graphic and text information should be placed on the panels in accordance with the layout drawing.

The Competition project should include:

• Master Plan on a scale of 1:1500;
• Photo from the main viewpoint (with proposed facilities embeded into photo);
• Photos from mandatory viewpoints (with proposed facilities embeded into them);
• TEP (technical and economic parameters), explanatory note (at the panel), explication of buildings, structures and sites;
• Perspective views, fragments, conceptual schemes (at the author's discretion).

All text materials are submitted according to the Layout scheme in Russian or in English.
The registration fee for this competition is 5,000 Rubles, that's about 80 Euro for 1 project.


The 3 best designs will be awarded with monetary prizes in a total of 600,000 Rubles of which 300,000 Rubles are reserved for the design awarded with the 1st Prize.

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For all further informations about the Eco-Shore 2017: Nizhy Novgorod Urban e Architecture Competition or to submit your works visit the following official website:


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