The Stepnoy Zay River Valley in Almetyevsk is a unique natural area that can be successfully integrated into the urban environment and become a real symbol of the city and its “image” component. In addition, the development of this picturesque area with its nature and ecology will attract not only citizens, but also tourists.
Subject. 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 Stepnoy Zay river in the city of Almetyevsk, Republic of Tatarstan.
Objective. To prepare a master plan that ensures the revitalization of the land area adjacent to the Almetyevsk reservoir on the Stepnoy 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.
Format. International, two-stage, open.
Participants. Russian and foreign organizations in the field of integrated development of territories and urban planning, architecture, design, and elaboration of concepts for the development of public spaces and capable of attracting specialists in the field of economics, finances, and content programming to the team.
Jury. 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.
Finalists. According to results of the selection stage, three finalists will be selected on the basis of a relevant portfolio and essays, and will be engaged in the development of proposals.
Prize fund. The three finalists who develop the final bids will be paid a fee totaling 2,500,000 rubles, including all taxes and fees. Following a meeting of the jury, the finalists, will receive an additional payment in accordance with prize distribution, including all taxes and fees, in the following amounts:
Winner – 4,000,000 rubles.
Second place – 2,000,000 rubles.
Third place – 1,000,000 rubles.
The total Prize Fund, including all taxes and fees, will be 14,500,000 rubles.