A competition for the conceptual urban-architectural solution of the center for the acceptance of cites-listed animals and the zoo with the associated contact zone have been launched in Berane, Montenegro.
In 2022, the Ministry of Ecology, Spatial Planning and Urbanism announced an international Competition for the conceptual urban-architectural design of the Center for the reception of animals from the CITES list and the ZOO with the associated contact zone in Berane, which was open from July 29 to September 30, 2022. Only two entries were submitted to the competition after the expiration of the deadline for the submission of entries. Considering that the minimum number of submitted works defined by the Call for Competition was 3, the Decision on the suspension of the competition procedure for the selection of the Conceptual architectural design of the Center for the reception of animals from the CITES list and the ZOO with the corresponding contact zone in Berane was adopted by the Minister.
In order to create a new, modern, affirmative space on the territory of the Municipality of Berane, which will contribute to the education and improvement of the care of endangered animal species, as well as the overall offer of the city and the mapping of Berane as a special tourist destination, The Ministry of Ecology, Spatial Planning and Urbanism has announced once again an international Competition for the conceptual urban-architectural design of the Center for the reception of animals from the CITES list and the ZOO with the associated contact zone in Berane.
The subject of the competition is the creation of a preliminary urban planning and architectural solution for a center for the reception of animals from the CITES list and a zoo with the associated contact zone in Berane on UP-01, UP-03, UP-05, UP-06 and UP-06a, part of UP- 04 and part UP-066′, which include cadastral plots number 750 and 751, as well as parts of cadastral plots 744, 745, 746, 749, 752, 753, 899, 900, 901, 1614/1, 1614/3 and 1614 /4, CM Donje Luge, Municipality of Berane, in the scope of Amendment of the DUP “Right Bank of River Lim” (“Official Gazette of Montenegro” – municipal regulations no. 18/17). The area covered by the competition is approximately 5.8 ha.
The participants in the competition are expected to offer a solution that, with full respect for the natural and morphological features of the space, will propose a new specific content that will adequately treat the river and other found and planned elements of the contact zone. In addition to achieving high ambient values and attractive design, it is necessary to provide access to contents for all groups of users. In order to actively use the space, it is necessary to enrich the scope of the Competition with contents that will encourage intensive use by both residents of Berane and visitors.
The competition is open from Monday, February 20th, 2023.
The deadline for submission of entries is 23:59 (UTC+1) Tuesday, April 25th, 2023.
The results of the competition will be announced by May 16th, 2023, on the official website of the contest.
First prize EUR 20,000.00
Second prize EUR 10,000.00
Third prize EUR 5,000.00
Two redemptions of EUR 1,500.00 each
Deadline for asking questions
All participants can ask questions related to the competition until Wednesday, March 23, 2023, after which all received questions and answers will be published on the website until Wednesday, March 29, 2023.
Questions should be sent to: [email protected] or via a box on the website.
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