The Spit in Nizhny Novgorod Competition

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The Spit in Nizhny Novgorod Competition

Union of Moscow Architects Contest – Russian Architecture Prize

19 + 17 Jun 2017

The Spit in Nizhny Novgorod Competition

The Spit in Nizhny Novgorod – a Town-planning Comprehension of the Important Urban Public Space

The Union of Moscow architects invite professionals to the participation in The Open Architectural and Urban Competition “The Spit in Nizhny Novgorod – a Town-planning Comprehension of the Important Urban Public Space”

The Spit in Nizhny Novgorod
photo from Union of Moscow Architects

The Competition will be held within the framework of the International Festival “Eco-Shore”. The Festival is unique international annual project devoted to the innovative ideas of the urban, architecture and design development of coastal areas.

The Spit in Nizhny Novgorod Competition

Founder and Organiser: Union of Moscow Architects (Russia)
Location: Nizhny Novgorod (Russia)
Registration deadline: July 15, 2017
Submission deadline: August 30, 2017
Type: Open
Registration fee: 80 euro

The main task formulated for the Competition participants is to suggest a conceptual solution demonstrating a contemporary approach to the complex development of the introduced site and to transformation of the former storehouse and public utilities areas of the Nizhny Novgorod spit into the new spaces with elements of public, tourist, and recreational infrastructure integrated into the context of the already existing historical and cultural environment of the city.

Ulitsa Vaneeva, Nizhny Novgorod:
Ulitsa Vaneeva, Nizhny Novgorod
photo by Bestalex, courtesy of wikimedia commons

The Competitors must offer a town-planning composition, functional zoning and principles of territory improvement intended for active public use and recreation. It is necessary to suggest an approximate nomenclature of buildings, which are supposed to be located in this territory, their functionality, to provide for an easy access to technical services and their maintenance, as well as to envisage a necessary number of parking spaces for both: motor cars and tourist buses.

The historic center of Nizhny Novgorod seen from the Kanavino Bridge. The domes of the Stroganovs’ (Nativity) church, and the walls of the Kremlin behind it, can be well seen on the hill:Nizhny Novgorod buildings
photo by Vmenkov, retouched by Surendil, courtesy of wikimedia commons

The Competition’s Organising Committee looks forward to continuing a constructive dialogue between the professionals in the field and society on the topic of “Architecture and Water” and invites architects and urban planners to the participation in Competition and the programme of the Festival “Eco-Shore”.

The Spit in Nizhny Novgorod Competition Registration

The Spit in Nizhny Novgorod Competition programme


Coordinator of the Competiton
Elena Zhilnikova
Тел.: +7 (495) 697-77-84

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