Open All-Russian Competition for a Concept of Lenin Square, Yakutsk, the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)

15 May – 25 September 2019
Yakutsk, the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)
The result of the competition will be a design for the central public space of Yakutia. Architects and designers of public spaces from throughout Russia will take part in the competition.

The winning concept will be presented as part of international festival Zodchestvo, which will take place in Moscow on October 17–19, 2019.The format for these design competition allows not only the uniting of the competences of Yakutsk companies with the experience of world-famous Russian teams, but will also result in concepts which best incorporate the peculiarities of the territory and the cultural context of the region. The competition jury will be led by Aysen Nikolaev, head of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), and will include both local and national experts.
Purpose of the competition 
Development of the concept of Lenin Square, that is the central square of Yakutsk bounded by Lenin, Kirov, Yaroslavsky and Ammosov streets, through the holding of the Open All-Russian Competition.

Competition format 
Open, all-Russian, two-stage. Russian companies can take part in the All-Russian Competition. Documentation of the competition is available in Russian.

Competitors
Russian professional organizations in the field of landscape architecture, design, working out the concepts for the development of public spaces operating in Russia can take part in the competition.

Competition finalists 
According to the results of the first stage on the basis of the relevant portfolio and essay three (3) finalists will be selected and engaged in the development of competitive offers. A concept development agreement is concluded with each participant recognized as a finalist on the basis of the decision of the jury meeting.

Prize fund
The total prize fund is 1,000,000 rubles. 
The finalist taking third place will receive 200,000 rubles, including all applicable taxes and fees.
The finalist taking second place will receive 300,000 rubles, including all applicable taxes and fees.
The winner will receive up to 500,000 rubles, including all applicable taxes and fees. The winner is also granted the right to conclude a contract for the development of project documentation and maintaining designer supervision over the implementation of the project.

Winner

Consortium TUYMAADA led by the CU Reserve (Moscow)

Consortium members

Yakutproyekt (Yakutsk)

LSTK-Proyekt (Yakutsk)

3 place

Consortium May 32 led by the Evgeny Leonov Company

Consortium members

United Riga Architects SIA (Riga)

Tatyana Korniyenko (Moscow)

BM-projekts SIA (Riga)

Erkin Architecture and Planning Bureau (Yakutsk)

Jury

  • Aysen NikolaevAysen NikolaevHead of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)
  • Sardana AvksentievaSardana AvksentievaMayor of the city of Yakutsk
  • Irina AlekseevaIrina AlekseevaDirector of Architecture and Urban Planning Management for the Head of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic, Chief Architect of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
  • Yakov EfimovYakov EfimovChairman of the Standing Comittee of the State Assembly (Il Tumen) of Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) for Building, Housing and Utilities Infrastructure and Power Engineering
  • Mikhail KeremyasovMikhail KeremyasovDeputy CEO of the Non-Profit Organization "Trust Fund for Future Generations of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)"
  • Terentiy KornilovTerentiy KornilovDirector of the Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University
  • Aleksandr LozhkinAleksandr LozhkinAdvisor to the Mayor of Novosibirsk
  • Sergei MestnikovSergei MestnikovCEO of the Non-Profit Organization "Trust Fund for Future Generations of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)"
  • Alexander OstrogorskyAlexander OstrogorskyJournalist, professor at the Moscow School of Architecture
  • Anna PetrovaAnna PetrovaHead of the Department of Design at the Arctic State Institute of Culture and Arts
  • Semen SergeevSemen SergeevThe major architect of Yakutsk, the Head of the Department of Architecture and Urban Planning Policy
  • Maria SkryabinaMaria SkryabinaHead of LETO Competence Center for Issues of the Urban Environment of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)
  • Praskovia SmishlyaevaPraskovia SmishlyaevaExpert of the first category of the State Expertise of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)