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OPEN INTERNATIONAL
ARCHITECTURAL AND URBAN
PLANNING COMPETITION
for the development of
a master-plan for the territory
adjacent to the Almetyevsk reservoir
on the river Stepnoy Zay
in Almetyevsk, Republic of Tatarstan
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COMPETITION
To prepare a master plan that ensures the revitalization of the land area adjacent to the Almetyevsk reservoir on the Stepnoy Zay river in the city of Almetyevsk, and its transformation into a landmark public space for the city’s residents, broadcasting the mission and image of Almetyevsk as a city with a high standard of living, recognized as such from outside the city.
International, two-stage, open.
Russian and foreign organizations in the field of integrated development of territories and urban planning, architecture, design, and elaboration of concepts for the development of public spaces and capable of attracting specialists in the field of economics, finances, and content programming to the team.
According to results of the selection stage, three finalists will be selected on the basis of a relevant portfolio and essays, and will be engaged in the development of proposals.
The three finalists who develop the final bids will be paid a fee totaling 2,500,000 rubles, including all taxes and fees. Following a meeting of the jury, the finalists, will receive an additional payment in accordance with prize distribution, including all taxes and fees, in the following amounts:

 • Winner – 4,000,000 rubles.
 • Second place – 2,000,000 rubles.
 • Third place – 1,000,000 rubles.

The total Prize Fund, including all taxes and fees, will be 14,500,000 rubles.
Objective

To prepare a master plan that ensures the revitalization of the land area adjacent to the Almetyevsk reservoir on the Stepnoy Zay river in the city of Almetyevsk, and its transformation into a landmark public space for the city’s residents, broadcasting the mission and image of Almetyevsk as a city with a high standard of living, recognized as such from outside the city.

Format

International, two-stage, open.

Participants

Russian and foreign organizations in the field of integrated development of territories and urban planning, architecture, design, and elaboration of concepts for the development of public spaces and capable of attracting specialists in the field of economics, finances, and content programming to the team.

Finalists

According to results of the selection stage, three finalists will be selected on the basis of a relevant portfolio and essays, and will be engaged in the development of proposals.

Prize fund

The three finalists who develop the final bids will be paid a fee totaling 2,500,000 rubles, including all taxes and fees. Following a meeting of the jury, the finalists, will receive an additional payment in accordance with prize distribution, including all taxes and fees, in the following amounts:

 • Winner – 4,000,000 rubles.
 • Second place – 2,000,000 rubles.
 • Third place – 1,000,000 rubles.

The total Prize Fund, including all taxes and fees, will be 14,500,000 rubles.

Schedule*
  • 27 November 2019

    The competition begins. Press-conference

  • 28 November 2019

    Seminar with the citizens

  • 13 December 2019

    Introductory webinar for participants of the contest (in Russian)

  • 16 December 2019

    Introductory webinar for participants of the contest (in English)

  • 21 January 2020

    Application submissions close

  • 30 January 2020

    Jury meeting


  • 19 February 2020

    Orientation seminar for the finalists 

  • 6 April 2020

    Concept submissions close

  • 23 April 2020

    Final Jury meeting. Press conference

*Organizer may introduce changes to the competition schedule.
JURY*
  • Nail Maganov

    Nail MaganovGeneral Director of PJSC TATNEFT, Chairman of the Jury

  • Guy Eames

    Guy EamesFounder of the Green Building Council (RuGBC), international contest curator

  • Timur Nagumanov

    Timur NagumanovHead of Almetyevsk municipal district

  • Natalia Fishman-Bekmambetova

    Natalia Fishman-BekmambetovaAssistant to the President of the Republic of Tatarstan

  • Anna Ashmarova

    Anna AshmarovaConsulting Director RussiaDiscovery

  • Tatiana Guk

    Tatiana GukDirector of the Institute of the General Plan of Moscow

  • Sergei Ivanov

    Sergei IvanovChairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Tatarstan on Tourism

  • Ravil Kuzyurov

    Ravil KuzyurovMinister of Forestry of the Republic of Tatarstan

  • Tatyana Polydi

    Tatyana PolydiExecutive Director of the Institute for Urban Economics

  • Ekaterina Samuhina

    Ekaterina SamuhinaDeputy Director General of the Institute of Environmental Design and Survey

  • Anton Sevastyanov

    Anton SevastyanovChief architect of Almetyevsk

  • Irek Fayzullin

    Irek FayzullinMinister of Construction, Architecture and Housing and Public Utilities of the Republic of Tatarstan

  • Alexander Shadrikov

    Alexander ShadrikovMinister of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Tatarstan

  • Daniyar Yusupov

    Daniyar YusupovLecturer, Department of Architectural Design, St. Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

*Organizer may introduce changes to the competition jury.
EXPERT COUNCIL*
*Organizer may introduce changes to the Expert council members.
Publications
Competition: Almetyevsk Reservoir park, Russia
06.01.2020
Almetyevsk’s Master Plan
16.12.2019
International Architecture and Urban Planning Competition to Develop Landmark Public Space
11.12.2019
Development of a master plan for the territory adjacent to the Almetyevsk Reservoir on the Stepnoy Zay river, Almetjewsk / Russische Föderation
10.12.2019
Call For Registrations To International Competition Masterplan For The River Valley In Russia
06.12.2019
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