The Open International Competition for the master plan for the territory adjacent to the Almetyevsk reservoir was launched
press conference at the launch of the Open International Architecture and Urban
Planning Competition for the development of a master plan for the territory
adjacent to the Almetyevsk Reservoir on the Stepnoy Zay river took place on
November 27, 2019 at the press center of the Tatar-inform news agency. The
competition is of particular importance as a pilot project for the Republic of
Tatarstan, aimed at the rehabilitation of compromised land plots and the
preservation of valuable natural resources caused by production work when
creating and locating infrastructure facilities. At the end of the Competition,
the results of environmental rehabilitation from man-made impact can be applied
on similar sites both in the Republic of Tatarstan and in other regions of the
competition will take place from November 27, 2019 through April 23, 2020. Its
purpose is to prepare a master plan that ensures the revitalization of the land
area adjacent to the Almetyevsk reservoir on the Steppe Zay river in the city
of Almetyevsk, and its transformation into a landmark public space for the
city’s residents, broadcasting the mission and image of Almetyevsk as a city
with a high standard of living, recognized as such from outside the city.
subject of the competition is the land in the north of the city of Almetyevsk,
covering an area of more than 1700 hectares, including about 270 hectares –
sections of the forest area outside the city limits, adjacent to the Almetyevsk
reservoir on the Steppe Zay river in the city of Almetyevsk, Republic of
Tatarstan. Competition format: international, two-stage, open.
jury consists of representatives of state authorities of the Republic of
Tatarstan and the municipal body “Almetyevsk city”, experts in integrated land
development, ecology and specially protected natural areas, economics and
spatial planning, marketing and communications, technologies and innovations,
as well as representatives of the initiator of the competition. The jury is
chaired by Nail Maganov, General Director of PJSC TATNEFT. The international
curator of the competition is British Professor, Guy Eames, honored luminary of
science of the Russian Federation and academician of the RAACS, co-founder and
Chairman of the Russian Green Building Council (RuGBC), who has extensive
experience in Russia.
to participate in the competition are Russian and foreign professional
organizations in the field of integrated land development and urban planning,
architecture, design, development of concepts for the development of public
spaces, master planning, who are able to attract specialists in economics,
finance, and content programming.
initiators of the competition are the Administration of the city of Almetyevsk
and PJSC TATNEFT named after V.D. Shashin. The competition is supported by the
Government of the Republic of Tatarstan. The operator of the Competition is the
Agency for Strategic Development CENTER.
The competition will consist of several stages: acceptance of applications, determination of finalists, an orientation seminar for finalists, where teams can get acquainted with the land area which is subject of the competition.