Open International Design Competition on Project of Belvedere (observation deck) for Nikola-Lenivets Park

Sponsor: Nikola-Lenivets Project, Festival Archstoyanie

Type: Open, 2 Stage, international

Eligibility: architects, artists

Languages: English and Russian

Fee: none


15 January 2013 – Submission deadline

Awards: The winner will be rewarded a cash prize of 100,000 rubles and provided with funding for the belvedere’s construction.

Design challenge:

A competition for Nikola’s Belvedere art object which is meant to become one of the main landmarks in Nikola-Lenivets. The competition’s objectives include design and construction of observation deck/belvedere which will connect composition-wise Rotunda by Brodsky and Arch by Bernaskoni art objects into a uniform architectural ensemble and will become the high-rise dominant of Versailles Park. The main function of the belvedere is to let one see the panoramic view of the landscape from above.

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