On 25 th April 2017 the Architectural and Urban Planning Competition for pilot sites of housing stock renovation in Moscow was launched. The competition is held by the Committee for Architecture and Urban Planning of Moscow on the instructions of Mayor Sergey Sobyanin to select the best solutions for the 5 pilot sites in different districts of the capital.
The competition is open to companies, architectural and design offices of Moscow and regions of Russia, as well as foreign consortia. Foreign offices need to have Moscow partner or office in Moscow.
To enter the competition teams must provide a portfolio confirming their experience in developing urban planning documentation for sites no less than a quarter.
The competition will have two stages. At the first stage the jury will carefully examine the submitted applications to select the best teams; at the second stage, on a fee basis, the chosen teams will develop architectural and urban planning concepts for the 5 renovation pilot sites in accordance with the technical design specifications.
Following the competition results, the development concept for each site will be chosen and become the basis for the further area planning project.