International Competition: Multifunctional Integrated Development on Sofia Embankment, Moscow

Sponsor: Capital Group; Moscow Government

Location: Moscow

Type: RFQ, international, 2 stage

Language: Russian, English

Eligibility: Russian and foreign architectural companies who can engage to their teams in landscape design, ecology, economy, and heritage are invited to participate in the competition.

Awards: Each of six teams selected at the first stage of the competition will be paid a fee amounting to 4 million rubles (~$80,000) as a compensation for the development of the concept.

20 June 2015 – Deadline for competition applications
31 July 2015 – Selection of 6 teams for second stage
6 October 2015 – Second stage submission deadline

Design Challenge:

The goal of the competition is an architectural concept for a multifunctional complex on the Sofia Embankment in Moscow, that will become the epitome of a modern urban environment with a pronounced character of historical continuity, linked to the existing dense development.

The site is in the buffer zone of the Moscow Kremlin – a monument of Federal importance and UNESCO heritage site. 

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