Regeneration of the Piraeus Port Authority Coastal Zone: Transformation into an Open Public Space

Sponsor: Piraeus Port Authority and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism

Type: Open, international

Language(s): Greek and English (Greek takes precedence over English in the document translation)

Fee: None

Eligibility: Licensed architects


6 August 2012 – Registration deadline

14 May 2012 – Q & A deadline

20 September 2012 – Submission deadline


1st Prize €33,040

2nd Prize €28,320

3rd Prize €23,600

4th Prize €18,880

5th Prize €14,160

Study fee determination:

The study fee specified up to 60% of the final study fee. The estimated fee for the final design study is up to €585,095.

The first prize-winner has to prove his eligibility to carry out the study in accordance with the current legislation. Otherwise he has to cooperate with the team that meets the eligibility requirements.

Jury: TBA

Design Challenge:

The architectural design of the Cultural Coast of the port of Piraeus is part of the strategy for the design of a new landmark for the city and the port of Piraeus, with main reference to the culture, quality tourism and sustainability as well.

The competition task is:

• The design of a unique, for Greece, Museum of Underwater Antiquities.

• The design of an urban open public space with identity, in the center of the port, a core of education, art and recreation. A space connected with the urban fabric and its citizens.

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