Competition for the Sites of Jewish History in Lviv


1st Prize
Dipl. Ing. Landscape Architect Franz Reschke Frederik Springer, Paul Reschke, Berlin, Germany

2nd Prize
Yuri Stolarov, Paul Mokrel, Roman Belbas, Olha Malynovska Lviv, Ukraine

3rd Prize

Honourable Mention
Moomoo Architects Jakub Majewski, Łukasz Pastuszka, Tomasz Bierzanowski, Bartołomiej Skowronek, Miriam Otero, Martyna Szymańska, Monika Komendacka, Zhenze Huang Lódź, Poland

Honourable Mention
Markian Kossak Lviv, Ukraine

Honourable Mention
Żaklina Nowodworska, Michal Podgórczyk Gdynia, Poland


This competition includes three separate competitions for three spaces in the city that have important connections to the life of Jewish community before the Second World War, and to its destruction during the Nazi occupation. Competitors are asked to submit ideas for each or all of three sites in the city. The main purpose of the competition is to draw public attention to multiethnic past of the city and help top preserve its multicultural heritage.

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students / Competition Result
Type International, Idea, Open, Single-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Public, Urban
Country Ukraine
RegDeadline 10 November 2010 GoogleCal iCal
1 December 2010 (Must be Received) GoogleCal
Eligibility All

- To create conditions for the better use of the site as a public space for the benefit of local residents, visitors and the city as a whole
- To underline the multicultural heritage of the city and the part the Jewish community once played in it
- To signify the lost heritage of the Jewish people
- To reflect the meaning of this place in Jewish history
- To memorialize the buildings that once stood here, and which played an important role in the religious and cultural life of Lviv’s Jewish community
- To enhance the openness and tolerance of the inhabitants of contemporary Lviv

Oksana Boyko (Ukraine, Lviv)
Bohdan Cherkes (Ukraine, Lviv)
Ruth Ellen Gruber (USA, Italy)
Carl Fingerhuth (Switzerland, Zürich)
Vasyl Kosiv (Ukrain, Lviv)
Sergei Kravtsov (Israel, Jerusalem)
Yuriy Kryvoruchko (Ukraine, Lviv)
Josef Zissels (Ukraine, Kyiv)

First Prize: 3000 euro
Second Prize: 2000 euro
Third Prize: 1000 euro
Honorable Mentions will be awarded.

Entry Fee

2 sheets of 70x100cm, etc.

Submission Address
Center for Urban History of East Central Europe Vul. Bohomoltsia 6, 79005 Lviv Ukraine

Executive Committee of the Lviv City Council

Official Website