Submission: April 7, 2014
Registration: February 28, 2014
Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Prizes: 3 Prizes of 8.000 BGN (€ 4.000) each
Type: Open competition for architects.
International architecture competition for the preparation of a conceptual architectural project for Reconstruction, Renovation and Facade Design of the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) at 6, Shipka Str., Sofia, Bulgaria.
The goal of the competition is to collect, evaluate and select architectural ideas on:
- An improved space arrangement of the interior of the building while preserving its main function, namely organizing of art exhibitions of any kind (national, international, solo, group etc.) and of all forms of contemporary and traditional art.
- It is expected that the above mentioned improvement should bring the building in conformity with all valid sanitary and fire-precaution standards, as well as with the requirements for accessibility in the urban environment.
- A new facade design that would result from the overall renovation of the building and should be aesthetically and structurally bound to the offered changes in the inner spaces.
- Re-design and utilization of the rooftop of the building.