International Competition for Saratov’s City Centre

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International Competition for Saratov’s City Centre

International Competition for Saratov’s City Centre now is over!

International Competition for Saratov’s City Centre: Open International Competition, organised by the DOM.RF Foundation, together with the Administration of the Saratov Region, has been recently opened for entries seeking for the best architectural and urban planning concepts for the integrated development of Saratov’s city center.

Short description

International Competition for Saratov’s City Centre has been recently opened for entries inviting architects from all parts of the world to develop architectural and urban planning concepts for the integrated development of Saratov’s City Centre.

Saratov is a city located in the southeastern European portion of Russia, and a major cultural and economic centre of the Volga region. This open international competition will determine the best concept for 5 sites in the central part of the city: the grounds of the former airport Saratov-Central, Ostrov Zeleny (Green Island), Park Pobedy (Victory Park), Glebuchev Ovrag (Glebuchev Ravine) and Pokrovskie Peski (Pokrovsky Peski) Island.

Solutions based on architectural and urban planning concepts will allow the city to expand its center, develop public and business functionality, create new public spaces in the city center and re-evaluate recreational areas in built-up areas.

Architects must develop architectural and urban planning concepts for integrated development, documents that define the primary planning, landscape and transport solutions for a construction or development project.

The jury will be composed of Russian and international experts. The winner will be announced on 1–2 March, 2021.

There is no entry fee for this competition!

Who may enter?

Architects from all parts of the world are invited to participate.

Prize:

Each of the five competition participants will receive remuneration of 5,500,000 rubles (VAT included) for the creation of their architectural and urban planning concepts. The second-place finalist in the popular vote will receive an additional 2,000,000 rubles. Meanwhile, the competition winner will receive 4,000,000 rubles (VAT included), and will supervise any changes to be made to the urban planning documentation.

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