The Open International Architectural and Urban Planning Competition for the Development of a Masterplan for the Territory Adjacent to the Almetyevsk Reservoir on the Stepnoy Zay River

To prepare a master plan that ensures the revitalization of the land area adjacent to the Almetyevsk reservoir on the Stepnoy Zay river in the city of Almetyevsk, and its transformation into a landmark public space for the city’s residents, broadcasting the mission and image of Almetyevsk as a city with a high standard of living, recognized as such from outside the city.

Category Project Competition
Type International, Project, Open, Two-Stage
Genre Urban
Country Almetyevsk, Russia
RegDeadline 21 January 2020 GoogleCal iCal
21 January 2020 (via Online)
Eligibility Russian and foreign organizations in the field of integrated development of territories and urban planning, architecture, design, and elaboration of concepts for the development of public spaces and capable of attracting specialists in the field of econom

One of the most beautiful Russian cities, the city of Kazan (Republic of Tatarstan, Russia), hosted a press conference at the launch of the Open International Architecture and Urban Planning Competition for the development of a master plan for the territory adjacent to the Almetyevsk Reservoir on the Stepnoy Zay river. Almetyevsk is an oil capital of the Republic of Tatarstan with the headquarter of PJSC TATNEFT, which is the 5th largest oil company in Russia. The press-conference took place on November 27, 2019 at the press center of the Tatar-inform news agency, one of the major media centers in Russia.
The competition is of particular importance as one of the most remarkable projects, aimed at the rehabilitation of compromised land plots and the preservation of valuable natural resources caused by production work when creating and locating infrastructure facilities. At the end of the competition, the results of environmental rehabilitation from man-made impact can be applied on similar sites both in Russia and all over the world.

Nail Maganov, General Director of PJSC TATNEFT, Chairman of the Jury
Guy Eames, Founder of the Green Building Council (RuGBC), international contest curator
Timur Nagumanov, Head of Almetyevsk municipal district
Natalia Fishman-Bekmambetova, Assistant to the President of the Republic of Tatarstan
Anna Ashmarova, Consulting Director RussiaDiscovery
Tatiana Guk, Director of the Institute of the General Plan of Moscow
Sergei Ivanov, Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Tatarstan on Tourism
Ravil Kuzyurov, Minister of Forestry of the Republic of Tatarstan
Tatyana Polydi, Executive Director of the Institute for Urban Economics
Ekaterina Samuhina, Deputy Director General of the Institute of Environmental Design and Survey
Anton Sevastyanov, Chief architect of Almetyevsk
Irek Fayzullin, Minister of Construction, Architecture and Housing and Public Utilities of the Republic of Tatarstan
Alexander Shadrikov, Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Tatarstan
Daniyar Yusupov, Lecturer, Department of Architectural Design, St. Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Winner: 4,000,000 rubles
Second place: 2,000,000 rubles
Third place: 1,000,000 rubles

Entry Fee

Orientation seminar for the finalists: 19 February 2020
Concept submissions close: 6 April 2020
Final Jury meeting. Press conference: 23 April 2020

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