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«Eco-Shore» Baku 2016 – Open Architecture and Urban Planning Competition

Тhe Union of Moscow Architects and the Union of Architects of Azerbaijan are hosting an architecture and urban planning competition for the regeneration of the Coastal Marine Industrial Area of Baku City.

The competition seeks to discover ideas for conceptual solution demonstrating a contemporary and innovative approach to the complex development of the coastal territories in Baku with elements of public and tourist infrastructure.

The organizers will award a total of $4,250 (US) to three prize winners. Of the total prize fund, $2,000 are reserved for the best solution and the winner of the 1st Prize. The 2nd Prize is $1,500 and the third, $750. Special prizes for individual achievements and appropriate solutions might also be awarded.

Awarded projects will receive extensive media promotion by the Media Partners of the competition. The awarded project authors may be invited to participate in the design and implementation of the Seaside boulevard development and the waterfront area improvement.

The competition designs should be fulfilled in computer-graphics ( bitmap file JPG or TIFF, 200 dpi, the file size of no more than 25 Mb, with no compression) and sent by e-mail fully configured and prepared for display on 80 (height) x 100 (width) boards, not more than three pieces of horizontal position, with a layout diagram for boards enclosed thereto.

The boards should contain planning solutions, scheme of functional zoning, elements of coastal area improvement and landscape design, an explanatory note, and other project proposals.

Award entries will be evaluated by a Jury comprising leading Azerbaijan, Russian and international architects.