Rio 2016 Olympic Park

Sponsor: The Brazilian Institute of Architects
Type: Open International Single-phase
Location: Rio de Janeiro
Language: English and Portugese
Fee: Free
Eligibility: Multidisciplinary teams coordinated by an architect or urbanist
June 20, 2011 – Registration deadline
June 30 – Submission deadline
July 13 – Posting of results
July 20 – Appeal request deadline
August 8 – Announcement of final results
First prize – R$100,000 and commission
Second prize – R$50,000
Third prize – R$25,000
A seven judge panel of architects and Brazilian representatives
Design Challenge:
The object of the competition is to select the best master plan proposal for the Rio 2016 Olympic Park in consideration of Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games and of the legacy occupation of the area. The park shall be installed at Abelardo Bueno Avenue (PAL 36.071), in Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, in an area of approximately 1,180,000 sq. meters (approximately 12,700,000 sq. ft.).
Submission Requirements:
Physical submission of 5 A1 boards, A3 booklet, project description, and CD-Rom with 3-minute presentation video