Open Project Competition Klaipeda City Modern Community Centre + Library

The object of the project competition is the creation of the architectural project for the modern community centre/library of the city of Klaipeda

Category Idea Competition
Type International, Idea, Open, Single-Stage, Onymous
Genre Library, Public
Country Klaipeda, Lithuania
RegDeadline 4 June 2018 GoogleCal iCal
4 June 2018 (Must be Received)
Eligibility All

Klaipėda city municipal public library seeks to create modern libraries close to the homes of Klaipėda citizen, ensuring equal opportunities for all users to conveniently use all types of universal information resources for cultural, recreational, self-education and life-long learning needs.
It has been found that the needs of users for the library change due to changes in the functions of libraries. When planning the construction of a new library, it is necessary to take into account the trends of the change of libraries, which are highly diverse and depend on the city's goals and financial capacity. A modern library building is an attribute of a contemporary city.
Preliminary flows of visitors - 1000 visitors per day
The total area of the library - community centre is estimated at 2600 - 2800 sq.m.

Almantas Mureika, Klaipėda City Municipality, Head of the Department of Architecture and Urban Planning (Chairman of the Commission)
Kastytis Macijauskas, Klaipėda City Municipality, Director of Urban Development Department
Bronislava Lauciuvienė, Architect, associate professor of Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts
Donaldas Trainauskas, Architect, head of 4PLIUS architecture studio
Aurimas Sasnauskas, Architect, partner of A2SM Architects office
Neringa Blaževičienė, Architect, author of Anykščiai district library project and Klaipėda district public I.Simonaitytė library extention

I-st place: 7000 eur
II-nd place: 5000 eur
III-rd place: 3000 eur
IV-th place: 1000 eur

Entry Fee


Public exposition: June 6 - May 24, 2018
Public discussion: June 22, 2018
Jury: June 22, 2018

Lithuanian Union of Architects

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