Rehabilitation of Scanderbeg Square

Result

1st PRIZE
51N4E bvba, (Brussels – Belgium)

2nd PRIZE
MVRDV & TOPOTEK & ARUP & Joroen Kooijmans, (Rotterdam - The Netherlands)

3rd PRIZE
Josep Lluis Mateo - MAP Arquitectos, S.L., (Barcelona – Spain)

Other shortlists
ARCHITECTURE-STUDIO, (PARIS - France)
ATENA STUDIO & PARTNERS, (Rome – Italy)
DANIEL LIBESKIND, Architects LLC, (New York – USA)

More information and presentations of other Stage II proposals...

Overview

The objective is to select, through an open competition, the best proposal for the implementation project for Scanderbeg Square Rehabilitation. The wining proposal should offer, to the best of its ability, all the solutions to the criteria, which are specified by the coordinator, laid out in the Competition Brief, and is required to follow the guidelines given by the Master Plan of Tirana's City Center.

Category Competition Result / Project Competition
Type Urban Design Project Competition
Genre Public, Urban
Country Tirana, Albania
Registration Deadline 29 February 2008 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 29 February 2008 (Must be Received)
Eligibility All registrered professional architects, landscape architects, urban planners, and engineers

Description
The Square is the premier public space and civic gathering place for Tirana citizens, a leading tourist attraction for the City, and a national and local landmark. Revitalizing Scanderbeg Square is part of the City's effort to beautify and restore its public spaces - to foster a renewed sense of civic pride among its citizens and to inspire the next generation of development in the City.

The Design Assignment includes:
• The reconstruction of the restricted area - “Scanderbeg Square”,
• The streetscape design of the ‘Entries' to the Square.
• The line of progress for the construction of the new developments within the restricted area of the Square; the lines of progress for the reconstruction of the old buildings within this perimeter; and last, the usage of underground development.

Jury
To be announced

Judging Process
Two-Stage

Prize
First place: €15,000
Second place: €10,000
Third place: €5,000

Entry Fee
None

Entries
Stage 1:
Design Statement (3 pages, A3 size) + Experience Statement (identify and describe projects of similar size and scope that have been undertaken under the direct responsibility of key team members, etc)

Timetable
Stage II Finalists Announced: Mar. 8, 08
Stage II Design Submission Deadline: Apr. 7, 08
Announcement of Winner: Apr. 11, 08

Promoter
Municipality of Tirana

Official Website
http://www.tirana.gov.al/sscompetition/

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