Call for entries: International competition for urban design ideas for Berlin-Brandenburg 2070

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Call for entries: International competition for urban design ideas for Berlin-Brandenburg 2070

On the occasion of the centenary of (Greater) Berlin, Berlin 2020 gGmbH, an organization of the Architekten- und Ingenieur-Verein zu Berlin eV (AIV), is launching an open call initiative for an international competition for design ideas urban. Berlin-Brandenburg 2070 aims to stimulate a broad social debate on the future of the Berlin-Brandenburg region. The competition asks architects, urban planners and landscape architects to respond to the interdisciplinary challenges that the region will face in the future. The competition focuses on urban development issues common to the city of Berlin and the Land of Brandenburg. In order for the design proposals to fully take into account the issues related to sustainable metropolitan growth, the design ideas competition aims to promote cooperation between the various experts and their fields. The international jury is composed of the following members: Brigitte Bundesen Svarre, BV Prof. Ir. JMJ Jo Coenen Beheer, Prof. Werner Durth, Prof. Hans Kollhoff, Prof. Arno Lederer, Prof. Cornelia Müller, Reiner Nagel, Prof. Dr. med. Oliver Schwedes, Professor Miroslav Sik. The sponsor of the project is the mayor of Berlin, Michael Müller. The competition entry deadline is September 27, 2019.

1st Phase

The subject of the first phase is the drawing up of a master plan of the competition area with guiding ideas and images for the spatial development of the Berlin-Brandenburg metropolitan area on a scale of 1: 100.000, as well than an urbanistic representation of an exemplary sub-space in the year 2070, which represents the design and conception of the author of the future Metropolis, significantly represented. The subspace to be displayed is freely selectable throughout the competition area. From the submitted works of the first phase, the jury selects up to 20 office teams to deepen their contributions in the second phase.

2nd phase

In the second phase, the focus is mainly on deepening the structuring development contexts within the framework of an overall plan in M ​​1: 100,000 as well as proposals for three specific sub-areas, which can be chosen freely. under ten main themes. For each well, two slides must be created. Among the main subjects, three sub-areas should be selected. Of the three selected sub-areas, at least one must be in Brandenburg and one in Berlin. Are eligible to participate architects, urban planners in collaboration with landscape architects who create interdisciplinary teams. The whole process is anonymous until its completion.

Albert Gessner: Watercolor of the cityscape of south-eastern Berlin (from the Südbahnhofstraße to the Müggelsee) for the Groß-Berlin 1910 competition;  Original: Watercolor on cardboard (175.5 x 95.8 cm);  Source: TU Berlin Architecture Museum (abbreviation AMTUB), No. 8014
Albert Gessner: Watercolor of the cityscape of south-eastern Berlin (from the Südbahnhofstraße to the Müggelsee) for the Groß-Berlin 1910 competition; Original: Watercolor on cardboard (175.5 x 95.8 cm); Source: TU Berlin Architecture Museum (abbreviation AMTUB), No. 8014

Register here.

October – December 2020

The results of the competition will be presented on October 1, 2020 at the exhibition “100 years of (Greater) Berlin. An unfinished project” in a historical context tracing the turbulent history of (Greater) Berlin over the past 100 years. The focus will be on key urban issues such as mobility, work, housing and leisure. In addition, a broader European perspective will be taken into consideration focusing on future development projects related to the partner cities of Berlin, London, Moscow, Paris and Vienna. Accompanying the exhibition, several events will provide an interdisciplinary review of the evolution of urban planning in the Berlin region and provide a forum for discussion and debate. These events will bring together civil society actors from Berlin and the region, mainly from the sectors of mobility, construction, health, digitalization and energy, as well as relevant cultural actors to discuss future action strategies.

  • Title

    Call for entries: International competition for urban design ideas for Berlin-Brandenburg 2070

  • Type

    Contest announcement (ideas)

  • Organizers

  • Registration deadline

    September 27, 2019 11:59 p.m.

  • Submission deadline

    November 11, 2019 11:00 p.m.

  • Price

    n / A

The organizer will offer a cash prize totaling EUR 200,000 for the best submissions, to be distributed as follows:

— 1st Prize 70,000 EUR,
— 2nd Prize €56,000,
— 3rd Prize €40,000,
— 4th Prize 24,000 EUR,
— 5th Prize 10,000 EUR.

Each participant (team) in phase 2 will receive EUR 5,000 to cover their costs.

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