Open international competition for the development of a master plan for the Derbent urban district, Republic of Dagestan

Selection of the optimum master plan for the Town of Derbent urban district, implementing the principle scenario of a “vibrant town” and a concept of development for the embankment.

Category Project Competition
Type International, Project, Open, Two-Stage
Genre Urban
Country Derebent, Dagestan
RegDeadline 22 July 2019 GoogleCal iCal
22 July 2019 (via Online)
Eligibility Professional organizations in the field of integrated development of territories and urban planning, architecture, design, and elaboration of concepts for the development of public spaces, operating in Russia, and capable of attracting specialists in the

Competition is a part of a program for the development of one of the oldest towns in Russian Federation — Derbent. The master plan developed by the competitors will be an important document, which will determine the direction of socio-economic and geographical development of Derbent in the medium term. Its implementation will support Derbent’s internal transformation, the integration of the town with global processes, and an improvement in the efficiency of the use of the town’s resources. Competitors will also need to develop a concept for the development of the central public space of Derbent, the town’s embankment, which runs for 12 km along the Caspian Sea.
The competition is taking place on the initiative of the I Love Derbent Charity Fund, with the support of the Government of the Republic of Dagestan and the Administration of Derbent Urban District. The Agency for Strategic Development CENTER is serving as operator and design consultant for the competition.
Foreign participants who have no representation on the territory of the Russian Federation can take part in the competition as part of consortia together with Russian partners. The organizer can assist in finding a Russian partner.

Vladimir Vasiliev, Head of the Republic of Dagestan. Chairman of the Jury
Khizri Abakarov, Head of Derbent Town District
Viktor Vakhshtayn, Head of the Department of Sociology at Moscow Higher School of Social and Economic Sciences (MSSES). Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Moscow Higher School of Social and Economic Sciences
Nezir Guseynov, Chairman of the Committee for Architecture and Urban Planning of the Republic of Dagestan
Zarina Doguzova, Head of the Federal Agency for Tourism (Rostourism)
Irina Zamotina, Chief Architect of the Urbanika Institute
Uvais Kamalov, Chairman of the Union of Architects of the Republic of Dagestan
Suleyman Kerimov, Member of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation from the Republic of Dagestan
Aleksandr Kudryavtsev, Head of the Department of Archaeology and Regional History, Dean of Stavropol State University, Branch in Izobilny town
Evgeniy Kutsenko, Head of the cluster observatory of the Institute of Statistical Research, Higher School of Economics (HSE)
Isa Magomedov, Chief Architect of Derbent Town District.
Miralayev Fakhridin, Master of Architecture of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Evgeniya Murinets, Head of the Urban Policy Institute, advisor to the President of the Union of Architects of Russia
Narine Tyutcheva, Architect, professor at Moscow Architectural Institute (MArkhI), ICOMOS expert, member of the Expert Council of the Ministry of Construction of the Russian Federation

The three finalists who develop the final bids will be paid a fee totaling 2,500,000 rubles, including all taxes and fees.
Winner: 4,000,000 rubles
Second place: 2,000,000 rubles
Third place: 1,000,000 rubles

Entry Fee

Orientation seminar for the Finalists: 22 - 23 August 2019
Concept submissions close: 11 November 2019
Final Jury meeting. Press conference: 19 November 2019

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