International Design Competition for the Central City Square of Rahovec
The International Design Competition for Central City Square of Rahovec is organized within the project Leading Urban Change in Rahovec through revitalization of the Central City Square. The project is funded by the Municipality of Rahovec and implemented with the technical support of UN-Habitat. The main purpose of the project is to promote urban regeneration and sustainable urban development as well as inclusive public space by exercising transparent and innovative methods of participatory planning and design for the Central City Square of Rahovec, a strategic part of the municipal territory.
The municipality of Rahovec is located in the western region of the country, covering an area of 275.89 km² and based on the last census of 2011, the municipality has a total population of 56,208 inhabitants. Rahovec has a good geographical position with a continental climate and is known for its vineyards and wines, developed agriculture, rich cultural and natural heritage, while the Central City Square aims to become a reference point for local and international tourism.
Through the international competition, the municipality of Rahovec aims to achieve a sustainable design solution of the Central City Square, which provides access to safe and healthy public spaces for all its citizens. It also aims to create new business opportunities and increase the quality of urban life, in line with the New Urban Agenda and the Sustainable Development Agenda.
The competition seeks innovative and environmental-just ideas for the redevelopment of Rahovec’s cityscape to a high-quality, vibrant public urban space. Taking its cultural and historical value into account, the city center needs rethinking, giving it a new role as an essential part of this growing city.
Location: Rahovec, Kosovo
Each team must submit 3 x A1 format boards (594mm x 841mm) oriented either landscape or portrait with 5mm margins from each side. The Team registration code must be placed in the upper right corner and the board number must be placed in the lower right corner.
The competition materials must be submitted only in English.
There is no entry fee to participate!
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The International Design Competition for Central City Square of Rahovec is organized within the project Leading Urban Change in Rahovec through revitalization of the Central City Square. The aim of the project is to promote urban regeneration and the development of public spaces through inclusive, transparent and innovative methods of urban planning and design.
Link to Competition
Link to Registration form
• 1st Prize – 7000€
• 2nd Prize – 3000€
• 3rd Prize – 2000€
• 2 Honorable mentions – Recognition/ Certificate
• Community Prize – Recognition/ Certificate
Type of Competition
Open to the public/Minimum requirements (Open to anyone that complies with the requirements), Single stage (Winners selected immediately)
Who can Participate
Urban planners, urban designers, architects and landscape architects or professionals of similar sections, who are holding the occupational title may participate in the competition. Participant could be an individual, a team or a legal entity (design studio, enterprise, etc.) Teams must include at least one urban planner, architect or landscape architect, who holds the occupational title. Legal entities must appoint a representative who fulfills the above-mentioned criteria.
Dates and Time Frame
Registration Closes November 16, 2020
Deadline to Submit Project November 16, 2020
Winners announcement Date December 12, 2020
Location of Competition
Location of Project (if developed)
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