The project should be a proposal for a comprehensive sustainable architectural concept for the metro station and the public space above it. It should be designed according to the specific requirements of the underground rail transport system as well as the contemporary principals of urbanism.
The authors of the project that wins first prize will enter into an agreement with Sofia Municipality and Metropolitan EAD for commissioning the working documentation for this project. More information on the competition after the break.
Chairman of the Jury: - Petar Dikov – chief architect of Sofia
Members: -Petar Torniov – architect, curator of Sofia Architecture Week 2009, editor-in-chief of Abitare Bulgaria - Anna Tilova – architect, Metroproekt - Elena Paktiaval – architect, RGB Ltd. - Ivo Panteleev – architect, vice-chairman of the Chamber of Architects in Bulgaria - Boicho Boichev – representative of the Union of Architects in Bulgaria - Hans Ibelings – curator of Sofia Architecture Week 2011; art historian, independent architectural critic and editor of A10 – the magazine for new European architecture, Rotterdam, Holland - Eduardo Gutiérrez – architect, ON-A Architects, Barcelona, Spain - Adam Hatvani – architect, Sporarchitects, Budapest, Hungary
Prizes - One first prize – 10,000 BGN and a commission - One second prize – 6,000 BGN - One third prize – 4,000 BGN
The competition projects will be exhibited and discussed in public after the end of the competition.
For more information, please visit the competition’s official website here.