COMPETITION

ARCHITECTURAL LOOK OF ABSHERON SETTLEMENTS

In order to preserve the architecture of Absheron, preserve the spirit of national art and transmit it to the future, the Main Department of Architecture and Urban Development of Baku city announces a competition.

About competition

Absheron Peninsula being one of the most ancient residential places of Azerbaijan have always been distinguished by wealth of unique culture patterns since the advent of life. In this place being a bridge between East and West, traces of different cultures and civilizations are still alive

Main Department of Architecture and Urban Planning of Baku city under the State Committee on Urban Planning and Architecture of the Republic of Azerbaijan announces a competition "Architectural look  of Absheron settlements

Type of competition

Open, one-stage architecture competition

Total prize fund

60,000 AZN

Deadline for registration

November 25, 2020

May participate

No limit

Deadline for projects submission

December 10, 2020

Jury work

December 11-16, 2020

Date of announcement of the results

January 11, 2021

Organizers

The competition is organized on the initiative of the Main Department of Architecture and Urban Planning of Baku under the State Committee for Urban Planning and Architecture of the Republic of Azerbaijan jointly with Union of Azerbaijan Architects and "Baki Abadlig Khidmeti” LLC

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Task of competition

The primary task of the competition is to revive and transfer to the future the stylistic features and original color shades of the Absheron architectural school. Other supporting materials for the competition task will be sent to each participant's email address upon registration. The task includes the following:

General and reference plans
of the area;

Proposing ideas while preserving the existing artistic style and spatial characteristics of settlement;

Presenting ideas for constructing additional volumes or functional zones in the space while preserving the main facades and planning solutions of the existing building, taking into account the national features, color and future development of facility;

Landscape solution
concept;

Presenting options for night lighting
of the territory;

Proposing general exterior solutions for buildings located in settlement;

Proposal on decorative accessories, artwork, floristry options, etc.

Jury

Ilgar

Isbatov

Deputy Chairman of the State Committee for Urban Planning and Architecture, Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Rufat

Makhmud

Head of the Main Department of Architecture and Urban Planning of Baku city under State Committee for Urban Planning and Architecture of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Gulchokhra

Mammadova

Rector of the Azerbaijan University of Architecture and Construction, Doctor of Architecture, professor

Elbay

Gasimzadeh

Chairman of Board of the Union of Architects of Azerbaijan, professor

Bunyad

Gasimov

Head of “Baki Abadlig Khidmeti” LLC

Sabina

Hajiyeva

Head of the Department of Architectural Constructions and Monuments Restoration., Doctor of Architecture, Professor.

Orkhan

Fikretoglu

Honoured arts worker. Writer, screenwriter

Award:

The total prize fund of the competition is 60,000 manats. The prize fund for each settlement is 20,000 manats, and each of them is divided separately as follows

I

place

10000 AZN

and I degree diploma;

II

place

5000 AZN

and II degree diploma;

III

place

2500 AZN / 2 persons

and III degree diploma;

Remaining participants will receive incentive prizes and a certificate of participation

If you rely on your knowledge and skills, do not miss this chance

Those interested in making proposals to promote Absheron into the future while maintaining its historicity and antiquity can participate in the competition.

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Terms of the competition

  • ●  Authors can participate individually or in groups
  • ●  Participation is free. Printing and delivery of sketch-boards to be covered by the participants
  • ●  Projects submitted for participation in the competition can be in Azerbaijani, Russian or English
  • ●  Participants can choose one or more territories from the presented settlements. A separate project should be submitted for each of the selected territories
  • ●  In case the urban land improvement works is implemented on the basis of the selected project, the project author will be invited
  • ● Projects should be submitted to the Main Department of Architecture and Urban Planning of Baku under the State Committee for Urban Planning and Architecture of the Republic of Azerbaijan no later than 18:00 on December 10, 2020: Address: AZ1001, Baku city, Istiglaliyyat street, 18
  • ●  Projects should be submitted in full

Works without an electronic version and not complying with the specified requirements will not be accepted for participation in the competition! All projects should be sent in electronic pdf format to the email address:   [email protected]

Terms of the
competition

1

The 4-digit participant code sent by the return email confirming the member's registration should be noted in the right corner of sketch-boards

2

Design drawings to encompass the Competition task requirements should contain the following:

  • Layout drawing and reference plan (indicating the boundaries
    of the designed area);
  • General plan (conceptual scheme);
  • General plan fragments (with proposed planning solutions);
  • Opening of facades along the main streets;
  • 3D images (including with night lighting);
  • Landscape architecture, small architectural forms and other designs;

Note: The reference plan can be drawn up based on the reference materials provided (orthophotomap).
Specify the scale used in the project.

 

3

Copies of authors' IDs should be provided

4

Graphic materials should be submitted on 2 (two) sketch-boards, 75x75 cm;

5

Explanatory text (2-4 pages), reflecting the historical research and search for ideas
of the presented project, in A4 format

Regions

Baku and Absheron Peninsula being one of the most ancient residential places of Azerbaijan have always been distinguished by wealth of unique culture patterns since the advent of life

Winners

Contact

Address

AZ1001, Baku city, Istiglaliyyat street, 18

Phone

+994 12 492 31 89 (712)