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Mixed-use architectural competition in Poland

May 7, 2007
by Canadian Architect

The objective of this international competition in Gdansk, Poland, is to procure the best urban and architectural concept for prestigious, modern, mixed residential and commercial property of total area 4.2368 hectares. The competition seeks a design that will: blend cultural heritage with modern architectural trends and the investors prerequisites; create a new value in urban design, yet remain in harmony with the existing architectural style of Gdansk; supplement the functionality of Gdansk residential and commercial districts found in the vicinity. The site is near the historic developments of the Old Town of Gdansk and the river Motlawa. The sole investor in the project is Invest Komfort S.A. (PLC), a real-estate developer that is well-established in the market of the Gdansk region and beyond.

First prize is 100,000; second prize is 30,000; and third prize is 15,000. For students, the first prize is 5,000; second prize is 3,000; and third prize 1,500.

The submission deadline is in July 2007. The competition in is open to architects and students worldwide, and there is no fee to enter.

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