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          A101 Block City Masterplan Competition
          Masshtab Development Company
        • Category
        • International
        • Type
        • Open, two-stage, RFQ
        • Registration Deadline
        • 07/14/2010
        • Submission Deadline
        • 07/14/2010
        • Open To
        • Architects and Urban designers
        • Entry Fee
        • None
        • Awards
        • USD 400,000 Total Awards
        • Jury
        • Not yet announced
        • Contact
        • Bart Goldhoorn
        • Email
        • Competition E-Mail
        • Web Site
        • Competition Web Site
        • Phone
        • +31642018845
        • Description
        • Mashtab Development Company is announcing a masterplan design competition for a new residential development located near Moscow.

          The development will create a comfortable urban environment with over 1 million sq m of housing, services and open spaces on a 127 ha site.

          The development is a part of the “Project A101” - a new town of around 150.000 people and 13 million sq m of housing located south of Moscow.

          The competition will consists of two stages: the first stage is an open selection procedure for architects and urban designers based on portfolios, the second one a closed competition among four selected participants with a total fee of 400.000 USD.

          The competition aims at preparing a masterplan for a new residential development with 1,1 million sqm of housing plus services (schools, retail) on a 127 ha site near Moscow. The competition concerns both the urban infrastructure (streets, squares, parks) and the housing blocks proper.

          Designs should take into account that this concerns a low budget housing area that should be built is a short time span.

          The design should be in accordance with Russian norms and standards concerning architecture and urban planning. The four selected participants will be informed on the specificities of Russian rules and legislation in comparison with West European practice during a special seminar.

          The competition is based on the Block City concept that was developed by Bart Goldhoorn and Aleksander Sverdlov in the context of the International Architecture Biennale in Rotterdam in 2009.

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