YARKYFEST, summer architecture festival at Yarky, the new St Petersburg space

We announce the Open International Competition for the Design of Summer Residential Unit (hereinafter the Competition).

Category Project Competition
Type International, Project, Open, Two-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Temporary-Structure
Country Russia
Registration Deadline 1 June 2014 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 10 June 2014 (via Online) GoogleCal
Eligibility Under the age of 35 years (inclusive)

Description
Project Baltia magazine and Yarky Hostel & Space (hereinafter the Hostel) announce the Open International Competition for the Design of Summer Residential Unit (hereinafter the Competition). Five winning projects will be implemented on the territory of the Hostel by August 2, 2014. The units should enable temporary accommodation for one or two persons. Functions of these units are similar to those of a hotel room.
The competition has two stages. During stage 1 the Expert Council shortlists 10 best projects. The authors will be asked to modify their projects in accordance with the requirements and comments, received from the Expert Council. During stage 2 best 5 projects will be implemented on the Hostel territory.
According to the Competition terms, units are built by the winner teams in cooperation with professional construction brigades hired by the organisers. During the construction period each team will be offered a room in the Hostel and two meals daily. Support teams can take advantage of special prices for hostel accommodation for the construction period and the festival.

Jury
Sami Rintala, architect, partner at RiEg, professor at NTNU
Oleg Rybin, Chief Architect of Saint Petersburg, Chairman of Committee for Urban Planning and Architecture
Julia Burdova, architect at BuroMoscow
Andrey Lublinsky, artist and designer, art director Yarky Hostel & Space
Ludmila Kudryavtseva, CEO at Yarky Hostel & Space
Nikolay Ovchinnikov, derector of Goroda festival (Moscow)
Sergey Padalko, partner at Vitruvio & Sons (Saint Petersburg)
Felix Buyanov, chairman of the youth section of the St. Petersburg Union of Architects
Boris Bernaskoni, architect (Moscow)
Representative of the partner construction company

Prize
Five winning teams will receive money prizes each amounting to 100 000 Rubles.

Entry Fee
None

Entries
1. Motto and concept of the project (max. 1000 type characters).
2. Visualization (3 – 5 images: exterior and interior).
3. Plans, sectional drawings, facades, key details.
4. Description of materials and construction technology.
5. Cost estimates for implementation.

Timetable
Consideration of the projects by the expert council, shortlisting: June 10 – 13,2014
Elaboration of the shortlisted projects by the participants: June 14 – 20, 2014
Work of the Jury and selection of the five winners: June 20 – July 1, 2014
Resuming the Competition projects, invitation of the winning teams: July 1, 2014
Winning teams arrive: July 1, 2014
Start of the construction, participation in the YARKYFEST festival: July 1, 2014
Presentation of projects and closing ceremony of YARKYFEST: August 2, 2014
Departure of the participants and end of the festival: August 3, 2014

Organizer
Project Baltia magazine and Yarky Hostel & Space (hereinafter the Hostel)

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