Architectural Competition for Reviving NPAK

Reviving NPAK

By the initiative of the Boghossian Foundation, urbanlab announces an open international architectural competition “Reviving NPAK” for all interested individuals and teams. The purpose of the present architectural competition is to find the best design solutions for the existing building of NPAK located at 1/3 Buzand Street of Yerevan (Armenia), which needs to reflect the aspects of the competition package through contemporary architectural language that is conscious of social and environmental responsibility, the importance for radical technical experimentation and the need to sustain a dialogue with the Centre’s legacy and its traditions.

Serving as a meeting point between the art community, the youth, general public, the creative and business sector, the revived Centre should become a facilitator between innovative artistic thinking, mass culture and industry. The current redevelopment project is a multi-stage plan for future growth, revivification and expansion of NPAK. It presents an opportunity to create the largest temporary exhibition space in Armenia, which will simultaneously serve as one of the key cultural, entertainment and educational hubs in Yerevan. Source and photos Courtesy of urbanlab.

The total award budget is 6’000’000 AMD (approx. 12’000 USD), which will be distributed between the below mentioned award categories.
– 1st: 2’500’000 AMD (approx. 5’000 USD)
– 2nd: 1’500’000 AMD (approx. 3’000 USD)
– 3rd: 1’000’000 AMD (approx. 2’000 USD)
– Jury’s mention(s): 1’000’000 AMD (approx. 2’000 USD)

– Submission: 25 June 2019
– Winners announced: 3 July 2019
– Participation: there is no application fee

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