New Mosque and Museum of Tirana & Religious Harmony Competition

The City of Tirana is pleased to announce the international design competition for a new Cultural Complex in Tirana consisting of a new mosque and a joined museum of Tirana and religious harmony.

Category Project Competition
Type International, Project, Open, Two-Stage, Onymous
Genre Museum, Sacred
Country Tirana, Albania
Registration Deadline 21 February 2011 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 21 February 2011
Eligibility Professionals

Description
Geographically speaking Tirana is known as the capital city of Albania. While in the art, architecture and urban oriented milieus Tirana, throughout the last decade, is widely known as the city of colors and international competitions. During the past 6 years, Municipality of Tirana has initiated several competitions of urban planning for the development of significant areas in the city, competitions of architectural and urban design for landmark buildings and of important public spaces. The latest international competition aimed the rehabilitation of Tirana’s main square, Scanderbeg Square, where the history of the Albanian state – not yet 100 years old – was written. It is a fact already that these competitions have attracted many talented and well known architects in Europe and worldwide.

Jury
TBA

Prize
Stage II finalists will each receive an honorarium of €45,000 to prepare a detailed design submission.

Entry Fee
None

Entries
Letter of Interest and Experience Statements

Submission Address
Urban Planning Department
Municipality of Tirana
[BASHKIA E TIRANES]
Bulevardi “Deshmoret e Kombit”
Tirana, ALBANIA

Timetable
Announcement of short-list: 25th of February
Second Stage Deadline: 2nd of April

Organizer
the City of Tirana

Official Website
http://www.tirana.gov.al/?cid=2,62,3973