Architectural competition for a seafront promenade of an emerging Black Sea urban area

by Robbie

Open International Competition for an architectural and urban planning concept for the development of the Imeretinskaya embankment on the Sirius federal territory.

Sirius — is the first federal territory in Russia located on the Black Sea coast. Sirius aims to become an innovative, technological, educational and tourist center of the country.

Image of the renewed seafront

The scenery keeps changing along the promenade, creating a vivid distinctive vibe. A seaman or a child, anyone will have fun and relax in any part of the waterfront area.

Project Objectives

  1. Create a new look for the Sirius seafront
  2. Create new centers of attraction
  3. Create a comfortable environment for a long stay

Competition Schedule

State 1:

July 5, 2021 – Launch of the competition. Start of application submission

September 3, 2021 – Application deadline

September 20, 2021 – The first jury meeting for the selection of 6 participants

September 22, 2021 – Announcement of 6 participants. Participants begin developing their competition projects.

Stage 2:

October 1, 2021 – Set-up meeting. Project Site visit.

November 22, 2021 – Submission of the competition proposal

December 17, 2021 – The second meeting of the jury. Selection of the winner and awardees.

December 20, 2021 – Announcement of the winner of the competitionion

*date is subject to change

Requirements for applicants

  • Open, international competition
  • Competition is in both English and Russian
  • Russian and foreign architects, landscape architects, and urban planners are invited to participate in the competition
  • Can take part in the competition as an individual or as part of a consortium
  • Applicants must define themselves in the competition category of participant – an established or young applicant
  • As part of the qualification process, applicants submit applications with information about the company and experience, as well as a motivation letter.


VEB.RF, The Educational Foundation “Talent and Success,” Sirius Educational Center.

Partners of VEB.RF in organization of the competition

Strelka KB is a leading Russian company offering strategic consulting services in the field of urban development.

ProGorod LLC is an affiliate of VEB.RF tasked with the comprehensive development of urban areas, most notably focusing on residential developments.


  • The renumeration of each of the 6 participants of the Competition: 3 500 000 rubles
  • The winner of the competition additionally receives: 2 500 00 rubles
  • 2nd place additionally receives: 1 500 000 rubles
  • 3rd place additionally receives: 1 000 000 rubles

*excluding value-added tax in the amounts above

Learn more about the competition and guidelines here: https://sirius-veb-competition…

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