Regeneration of Coastal Marine Industrial Area of Baku City and its Transformation into Public Spaces

The main object of the competition participants is to suggest an original conceptual solution demonstrating a contemporary and innovative approach to the complex development of the coastal territories with elements of public and tourist infrastructure.

Category Idea Competition
Type International, Idea, Architect, Single-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Landscape, Urban
Country Baku, Azerbaijan
Registration Deadline 15 July 2016 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 7 September 2016 (via Online) GoogleCal
Eligibility Certified architects

In the current context of economic, urban and environmental challenges the Festival aims at the comprehensive development of innovative ideas of the organisation and the development of the coastal space, including solution of individual tasks, in particular:
- modern environmental, urban and architecture and design development of coastal and island areas;
- creation of ecologically safe recreational area;
- raise awareness of the development prospects of coastal and island areas among the government, municipal and community organisations.
- comprehensive development of water tourism and creation of its infrastructure;
- promotion of active lifestyle;
- promoting the introduction of new innovative technologies in the development of the coastal areas;
- attracting attention of investors, designers, constructors, producers of materials, products and technologies to new ideas of the coastal space development.
In light of this challenges the problems of leisure and habitation in immediate vicinity of the coastlines are the most acute and topical, as the coastal areas are the primary and irreplaceable value for the city, its residents, tourists and business.
The competition is organised in order to use the equal creative competition to receive proposals for the improvement and development of the waterfront of the Seaside boulevard along the coastline of the Baku bay.

Award entries will be evaluated by a Jury comprising leading Azerbaijan, Russian and international architects.

One First Prize: USD 2000
One Second Prize: USD 1500
Two Third Prizes: USD 750

Entry Fee

80 (height) x 100 (width) boards, not more than four pieces

Opening of the exhibition of competitive projects: September 22, 2016
Jury session: September 23, 2016
Summarizing and the announcement of results of the competition: September 24, 2016

Past winners

The Union of Moscow Architects and the Union of Architects of Azerbaijan

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