Open international competition for the development an eco-district concept in the city of Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan

3 July – 5 November 2018 

Republic of Tatarstan


An open international competition for the development of a concept and master plan for the eco-district was announced on behalf of President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov. CENTER Agency for Strategic Development is acting as a consultant on the project and a performer of the comprehensive study to select the optimum model for development of the site. The initiator of the competition is Republican Support Fund (RSF). 

Aleksey PesoshinPrime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan

“Staging a public international competition for the development of the concept of a residential microregion in Kazan is an event unprecedented in its scale for a professional architectural community that allows applying the best world practices of urban planning. This is a unique case that will serve as a stimulus for the development and development of such a significant site for Kazan, which is larger than the Derbyshki residential area or Konstantinovka village for example. The experience of international experts, both contestants and jury members, will create a modern comfortable urban environment for living in this area, taking into account advanced architectural solutions. In addition, this work will positively affect the main aim of the Republican Support Fund – boosting the fund and meeting the needs of citizens and organizations affected by the bankruptcy of banks registered on the territory of the Republic of Tatarstan.”

Jury Panel

  • Rustam MinnikhanovRustam MinnikhanovPresident of Republic of Tatarstan, the Head of Jury
  •  Ilsur Metshin Ilsur MetshinThe Mayor of Kazan
  • Airat NurutdinovAirat NurutdinovAn assistant to the President of the Republic of Tatarstan
  • Natalia FishmanNatalia FishmanAn assistant to the President of the Republic of Tatarstan
  • Irek FaizullinIrek FaizullinThe Minister of Construction, Architecture and Housing of the Republic of Tatarstan
  • Tatiana ProkofievaTatiana ProkofievaThe chief architect of Kazan
  • Rustem Ibragimov Rustem Ibragimov Executive Director of RSF
  • Rauzil Khaziev Rauzil Khaziev CEO JSC "Tatenergo"
  • Stanley Lang Stanley Lang Director of the international design center Turenscape International
  • Vladimir PlotkinVladimir PlotkinChief architect/founding partner of CU RESERVE
  • Anton FinogenovAnton FinogenovGeneral Director of the Urbanica Institute of Urban Planning
  • Stanislav GuzhovStanislav Guzhov Member of the Expert Council of the Agency for Strategic Development "CENTER"
  • Ganna OmelianenkoGanna OmelianenkoHead of the Internal Expertise Department of LLC "RDTA"
  • Ilnar AkhtiamovIlnar AkhtiamovDocent of KSUAE, head of studio TIArch, architect
  • Evgeniya MurinetsEvgeniya MurinetsAdviser to the President of the Union of Architects of Russia