On May 19, a jury held a meeting of the Open International Competition for the development of a master plan of the territory adjacent to the Samara Arena stadium. The event was held in an online format.
Local and federal experts, who are members of the jury chaired by the governor of the Samara Region Dmitry Azarov, reviewed 27 applications from 76 companies from 15 countries live and selected teams that will work with the 2018 World Cup legacy in the second stage of the competition by voting. The finalists who continue the struggle for the title of winner of the contest, this time were not three, but four participants. The finals were:
Consortium: IND architects (Moscow)
Consortium: KPMG Joint Stock Company
Consortium: AURORA GROUP (Moscow)
These teams will create their own concepts aimed at unlocking the potential of the 2018 World Cup heritage and the tourism potential of Samara.