“PassatgeBesòs” is an international competition addressed to architects, urban planners and technical designers with experience in city planning, organized by the Consorci del Besòs in collaboration with the Institut pour la Ville en Mouvement (IVM, Paris) which aims to select a proposal to improve the existing underpass under the railway that connects Sant Adrià with the sea, the tram and the site of the former Besòs power station.
WHAT IS THE PASSAGES PROJECT
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The objective of the contest ”Besòs pasage” is to provide a proposal to improve the existing underpass under the railway line that connects the Avinguda de la Platja with the sea, the tram and the site of the former Besòs power station in Sant Adrià de Besòs. The cost of implementing the proposal must not exceed the amount of €500,000.
Therefore it involves working with the existing basics of the subject in order to improve the connectivity, centrality, comprehensibility, accessibility, information, communication, control, urban coexistence, and safety in the passage.
All those who are over 18 and can individually or collectively base their project within the field of urban planning, may participate in the competition. Whether participating individually or collectively there must be at least 1 technical member who, based on his/here Professional qualifications and degree, has the competence for the drafting and signing of the proposed project.
The tender is set up in 2 Phases:
In the first phase, wich is not anonymous, 5 teams will be selected on the basis of there competence and experience in similar projects.
In the second phase, wich is not anonymous, 5 teams will present a proposal with a specified slogan.
The languages used in the public tender will be Catalan, Spanish, English and French
5-RESULTS AND AWARDS
The 5 teams or individual finalists will receive the amount of 4.000€ at the end of the competition in fees and production expenses. The winning team out of these five will have to execute a preliminary project valued in 8.000€.
The Consorci del Besòs may decide to contract the team to execute all or part of the project.
Public tender launch (www.consorcibesos.cat)
MONDAY 1ST DECEMBER 2014
FROM DECEMBER 9th (2014) TO JANUARY 16th (2015)
Reception deathline for the 1st phase proposals
MONDAY 19th of JANUARY 2015
Publication of results (5 chosen proposals)
WEDNESDAY 28th of JANUARY 2015
Informative session between the 5 finalists and the technical staff of “passatge Besòs” at the consorci del Besòs
THURSDAY 5th of FEBRUARY 2015
Reception deathline for the 2nd phase proposals
WEDNESDAY 22nd of APRIL 2015
Publication of the winners of the public tender via the web site
THURSDAY 30th of APRIL 2015