The Competition
Varna needs a contemporary library
The Municipality of Varna and the Chamber of Architects in Bulgaria – Varna invite Bulgarian and foreign architects in an open international architectural competition for a new building of Varna Regional Library. The competition aims to collect under one roof the library`s collection, now spread in 6 different buildings, and at the same time to create a new and active public space in the centre of the city. Participate.
Free your November
7 September 2015: Competition announced
30 October: Deadline for questions and answers.
9 November: Project submission dеadline. This deadline may be extended with up to 2 weeks
26-27 November: Technical committee
28-29 November: International jury meeting.
30 November: Final winner announced
Without preliminary registration
Participate only by sending your project and all the necessary documentation by 9 November 2015.
For free
No fee is required for both participation and documentation download.
For architects who are in legal capacity to practice architectural design
The competition is open for Bulgarians and foreigner architects and/or legal entities, but only if they are are in legal capacity to practice architectural design in their country of registration.
First prize
20 000 BGN (or ~10 000 EUR)
Second and third prize
10 000 BGN (or ~5 000 EUR)
The winner will be invited to enter into a contract with Varna Municipality for preparation of design development and design execution investment project with maximum projected fee of 600 000 BGN (or ~300 000 EUR)
Trine Berthold, schmidt hammer lassen architects (Denmark)
Matja Bevk/ Vasa Perovic, bevk perovic arhitekti (Slovenia)
Petr Lešek, projektil architects (the Czech Republic)
Kaloyan Erevinov, Zaha Hadid Architects London (Bulgaria)
Representatives of Varna Municipality and the Chamber of Architects in Bulgaria
Project submission dеadline (this deadline may be extended with up to 2 weeks): 9 November 2015
You can find out more here