Terra Dignitas: Reinventing Public Space in Kyiv’s City Core and Commemorating the Revolution of Dignity

We ought to implement the ideas, which Maidan was standing for, in the urban space. We must bring about the light of hope for dignified life in free democratic Ukraine, which was glowing in the hearts of Maidan Heroes, by the Memorial site.

Category Idea Competition
Type International, Idea, Open, Single-Stage
Genre Memorial
Country Kyiv, Ukraine
Registration Deadline 30 November 2014 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 28 Fabruary 2015 GoogleCal
Eligibility All

Description
In April 2014, Kyiv City State Administration and the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine initiated an All-Ukrainian open competition for the best idea for the memorial site of the Heavenly Hundred heroes in Kyiv.
Wide public discussion of the Program and terms of Competition was held from May till the end of October 2014. Following the public discussion, the city community, experts and authorities decided to hold the “Terra Dignitas: Reinventing Public Space in Kyiv’s City Core and Commemorating the Revolution of Dignity” International Open Competition as a successor of the open competition for the best idea for the memorial site of the Heavenly Hundred heroes in Kyiv.
On April 23rd, 2014, the Preparatory stage of All-Ukrainian open competition for the best idea of Memorial site Heavenly Hundred Heroes in Kyiv was launched.
Starting from May 6th, 2014, wide public discussion of Program and terms of Competition drafts begun in the Kyiv House of Architect. The First round of public discussion proceeded till July 29th, 2014.
During this period the Organizing Committee lent much effort to inform the public about the competition, to conduct public surveys through the website, social networks and in person, to hold an exhibition at Maidan etc. More than 1,200 people took part in our events in three months.

Jury
The Jury of Terra Dignitas: Reinventing Public Space in Kyiv’s City Core and Commemorating the Revolution of Dignity - International Open Competition.

Prize
1st prize: 10 000 €

Timetable
Distribution of the competition tasks to registered participants: 1 December 2014
Designing of the projects for the competition: 1 December 2014 – 28 Fabruary 2015
The exhibition of competition projects, public discussions: March 2015

Organizer
Kyiv City State Administration and the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine

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