International competition

for the elaboration of a concept for the architectural and urban planning development of the historical centre of Kaliningrad (Korolevskaya Gora and its surroundings)

Final results of the competition

On 16-17 September 2014, a closed-door final jury session took place within the framework of the open international competition for the elaboration of a concept for the architectural and urban planning development of the historical center of Kaliningrad (Korolevskaya mountain and its surroundings_ organized by NP "Urban Planning Bureau "Heart of the City" upon instruction of Kaliningrad Region Government and with support from Kaliningrad City Administration.

The press-conference, where the final round results were announced, was held on 17 September 2014 at the Kaliningrad Art Gallery .


1-st prize – Architectural Bureau Studio 44 and Institute of Territory Development of St Petersburg (Russia) –number 067

Studio 44:
Nikita Yavein – team leader
Ilya Grigoriyev, Ivan Kozhin, Xenia Schastlivtceva
Visualization by Andrey Patrikeiev

Institute of Territory Development (ITR):
Vladimir Avrutin (Deputy General Director for Town Planning), Elena Mironova (Chief Architect), Vasilina Schetkina, Gennadiy Shelukhin (Principal Engineer for Transport Infrastructure), Dmitriy Baranov

2nd prize – Devillers et Associes (France) + Off-the-grid Studio + Wall (Russia) – number 017

Team leader – Christian Devillers, managing partner Devillers et Associes


Team:
Magali Volkwein (head of urban design at Devillers&Associes), Edouard Moreau (CEO Off-the-Grid Studio, lead urban designer), Ekaterina Girshina (Off-the-Grid/Strelka cultural programmer), Ruben Arakelyan (CEO Wall architect), Evegeny Didorenko (architect, urban designer), François Leite (architect at Devillers et Associes), Hans Lefevre (associate 2:pm Architectures, architect), Paul Rolla (associate 2:pm Architectures, architect), Ivan Solomin (urban designer), Iana Kozak (urban designer), Alexander Kalyukin (urban planner), Viktoria Kalinina (transport expert), Alina Strelchenko (graphic designer), James Stewart (CEO ABC Studios, 3-d rendering designer), Wissam Diab (CEO VEO Studios, 3d rendering designer), Alexander Ostrogorsky (editor).

3-rd prize – Trevor Skempton (United Kingdom) – number 023

3-rd prize – HOSPER Sweden AB (Sweden)– number 061

Co-author companies: Mandaworks AB Andreas + Jonasson Arkitektkontor AB

Team leader – Patrick Verhoeven


Co-authors:
Martin Arfalk, Maria Gregorio, Chuhan Zhang, Carlos Dias, Andrei Deacu, Andreas Jonasson, Katja Mattsson

    Below please find an abridged version of the Protocol of the jury’s final session from 17 September 2014.

    The final exhibition of the open international competition entries for the elaboration of a Concept of the architectural and urban planning development the historical center of Kaliningrad "Korolevskaya Gora and its surroundings" was opened to the public at the Kaliningrad Art Gallery on 19 September 2014.

    The Award Ceremony for winners and finalists took place on 19 November 2014 at the Cathedral on the Kant Island.

    Entries

    All nineteen competition entries are available for download below.