The First Baku International Architecture Competition

This Award is organised by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Azerbaijan Republic and the Union of Architects of Azerbaijan and with support from the International Union of Architects.

Category Award / Open to Students
Type International, Award, Open, Single-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Housing, Interior, Landscape, Public, Publication, Redevelopment
Country Azerbaijan
RegDeadline 15 September 2013 GoogleCal iCal
25 October 2013 (Must be Received, See "Timetable" below) GoogleCal
Eligibility Certified architects (all categories), students of architecture studying in schools recognised by the government or UIA member section in their country (only the "D" category)

Description
The main objective of the competition is to discover new ideas for: development and implementation of urban planning and architectural designs, more meaningful design of buildings and structures, search for composition, volumetric and spatial solutions; implementation of practical ideas to achieve the maximum diversity.
Entries are invited in the following categories:
A - best implemented project in the architecture of public buildings;
B - best implemented project in the architecture of residential buildings;
C - best implemented interiors;
D - best non-realised project;
E - best implemented project in the field of landscape architecture;
F - best project undertaken in the field of rehabilitation and reconstruction of buildings;
G - best publication in the field of architecture.

Jury
Michel Barmaki (Lebanon), UIA Secretary General
Elbay Gazimzada (Azerbaijan), UAA President
Vassilis Sgoutas (Greece), UIA Past President
Thomas Vonier (USA), UIA Vice-President
Hayder Ali (Sudan), UIA Vice-President

Prize
A - best implemented project in the architecture of public buildings
- First prize of 4000 AZN (USD 5000)
- Second prize of 2500 AZN (USD 3200)
- Third prize of 1000 AZN (USD 1415)
B - best implemented project in the architecture of residential buildings
- First prize of 4000 AZN (USD 5000)
- Second prize of AZN 2500 (USD 3200)
- Third prize of 1000 AZN (USD 1415)
C - best implemented interiors
- First prize of 4000 AZN (USD 5000)
- Second prize of 2500 AZN (USD 3200)
- Third prize of 1000 AZN (USD 1415)
D - best non-realised project
- First prize of 4000 AZN (USD 5000)
- Second prize of 2500 AZN (USD 3200)
- Third prize of 1000 AZN (USD 1415)
E - best implemented project in the field of landscape architecture
- First prize of 4000 AZN (USD 5000)
- Second prize of 2500 AZN (USD 3200)
- Third prize of 1000 AZN (USD 1415)
F - best project undertaken in the field of rehabilitation and reconstruction of buildings
- First prize of 4000 AZN (USD 5000)
- Second prize of 2500 AZN (USD 3200)
- Third prize of 1000 AZN (USD 1415)
G - best publication in the field of architecture
- First prize of 4000 AZN (USD 5000)
- Second prize of 2500 AZN (USD 3200)
- Third prize of 1000 AZN (USD 1415)

Entry Fee
None

Entries
- Short explanatory text - 2 A4 format pages maximum;
- Graphic materials will be presented on 60x80 cm format boards, 2 maximum

Language
Azerbaijani, Russian and English

Submission Address
24, Murtuza Muxtarov St. Baku
AZ1001 Azerbaijan

Timetable
Deadline for the submission of entries in person or by post: 15 October 2013
Deadline for reception of posted entries: 25 October 3013
International jury: October 31 -November 1, 2013
Announcement of the results: November 2, 2013

Organizer
The Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Azerbaijan Republic and the Union of Architects of Azerbaijan and with support from the International Union of Architects

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