Call for Entries: Valley of Life International Competition

Beylikdüzü Municipality has announced “Valley of Life International Competition” in Beylikdüzü district in Istanbul. The competition is searching innovative and sustainable ideas for the development of the valley in Beylikdüzü. Competitors are invited to develop visionary concepts that focus on the whole valley and on the focal points determined. These concept descriptions should include an operational idea for the area and a description of the ecological corridor with transportation connections, bicycle routes, services, functionalities etc.

The competition is open to international professionals (urban planners, architects and landscape architects) who submit a portfolio entry complying with the instructions in competition announcement. The competition entries should be written in English.

Winning participants of the second stage will receive cash prizes totaling 160,000 EUR. The design jury will meet in June of 2016, to select winning projects and honorable mentions. Winners will be notified of the competition results directly. A list of winning projects will be posted on the official website of the municipality ( and the facebook page of the competition ( The projects will be presented in an exhibition for the next month and open to public. Finally, the awards will be selected:

1st Prize: 40,000 EUR / each team, total 1 team
2nd Prize: 30,000 EUR / each team, total 1 team
3rd Prize: 30,000 EUR / each team, total 1 team
Honorabla Mention Prize: 30,000 EUR / each team, total 2 teams

The competition’s first stage result will be announced by 1 March 2016. Any entry should be delivered by 25 February or earlier to be qualified.
For detailed information about area:
For the tender announcement:

Competition entries must be delivered to the address below before the deadline for entries. The sender will cover the costs of postage.

Postal address:
Beylikdüzü Belediyesi Ek Hizmet Binası (Plan Proje Müdürlüğü)
Cumhuriyet Mahallesi Atatürk Caddesi No:8
Beylikdüzü / İSTANBUL

Download the information related to this competition here.

  • Title

    Call for Entries: Valley of Life International Competition
  • Type

    Competition Announcement (Ideas)
  • Organizers

    Beylikdüzü Municipality
  • Registration Deadline

    February 25, 2016 05:00 PM
  • Submission Deadline

    February 25, 2016 05:00 PM
  • Venue

    Beylikdüzü, İstanbul
  • Price

    100 TL (Turkish Liras)

This competition was submitted by an ArchDaily user. If you'd like to submit a competition, call for submissions or other architectural 'opportunity' please use our "Submit a Competition" form. The views expressed in announcements submitted by ArchDaily users do not necessarily reflect the views of ArchDaily.

Cite: "Call for Entries: Valley of Life International Competition" 08 Feb 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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