Open International Competition for the development of a master plan for the city of Grozny, Chechen Republic

29 March – 5 October 2023
Грозный, Чеченская Республика

Grozny is the capital of the Chechen Republic, one of the most dynamically developing cities in the North Caucasus. It is a place where carefully preserved traditions meet new technologies and a desire for the future. The decision to hold a competition to develop the master plan of Grozny reflected a new stage in the development of the city and the entire Republic.

The key priorities for the development of Grozny are:

  • export orientation;
  • diversification of the economy;
  • introduction of IT technologies;
  • creation of an accessible business structure;
  • formation of a new quality environment;
  • strengthening of national identity.

The initiator of the Competition – Mayor’s Office of the Grozny city with the support of the Government of the Chechen Republic and the major Russian financial institute in the field of development DOM.RF.

Organizing Committee – Agency for strategic development "CENTER”, analytical and consulting company working in the field of development, urban planning and urban science.

Format: Open, Worldwide, Two-stage

Aim – Development of a Master Plan for the city of Grozny by holding an Open International Competition.

The major goals are to identify:

  • spatial planning and development potential; 
  • resource portfolio and capabilities for UTP; 
  • economic profiling; 
  • urban growth zones; 
  • travel and recreation services market.

The Chairman of the Jury – Ramzan Kadyrov, the Head of the Chechen Republic. The jury included representatives of the government authorities of the Chechen Republic, of the City council of Grozny, experts in the field of integrated development of territories, urban planning, economics, marketing and communications, technologies and innovations.

 Expert Council is a consultative body composed of representatives of the executive authorities of Grozny, as well as Russian and international experts in the field of integrated development of territories, urban planning, architecture and economics.

Ramzan KadyrovHead of the Chechen Republic, Chairman of the Jury

The whole world can see that the Grozny has risen from the ruins and is changing every day. The cleanliness of the streets and avenues makes it a delight not only for the locals but also for many visitors. Grozny is one of the most dynamically developing, safe and comfortable cities.

Participants can be professional organizations in the field of integrated development of territories and urban planning, architecture and capable of attracting specialists in the field of economics, finance, content programming to the team.

Khas-Magomed KadyrovMayor of Grozny, Deputy Chairman of the Jury

The further development of the city is closely linked to the integration of the Republic into the international community. This is possible thanks to the establishment of a financial and trade-industrial hub in Grozny, the development of relations with the countries of the Middle East and the development of professional skills in the fields of education, public administration, tourism and agriculture.

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