Rethink Athens: Registration closing very soon for the European architectural competition for the creation of a new city centre in Athens

The Onassis Foundation is organizing and funding a European architectural competition for the creation of a new city centre, a project centered around Panepistimiou Street. The competition is organized under the auspices and in collaboration with the Ministries of Environment, Energy and Climate Change and of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks, the Attiko Metro S.A., the Region of Attica and the Municipality of Athens.

The competition opened on Monday, May 21st 2012; those who wish to participate should submit their registration forms by TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012 in order to be able to download the technical data files of the competition. The deadline for the submission of the first stage proposals is Friday, September 7, 2012.

The competition is open to participants coming from countries that are members of the EU and the European Economic Area (EEA), as well as countries that have joined the Plurilateral Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA – which includes Canada and the US) within the framework of activities of the World Trade Organization.

The competition will be realized in two stages. The official language of the Competition is English. Winners will share cash prizes totalling €160,000.

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