On the occasion of the commemoration of 120 years since the foundation of Borovets, the oldest mountain resort in Bulgaria, the Municipality of Samokov and its partners - the Chamber of Architects in Bulgaria, the Union of Architects in Bulgaria and the Union of Urbanists in Bulgaria -announce an international architectural competition for new central part of the resort.
The main objective of the competition shall be to collect a wide range of high-level conceptual designs for the spatial development and the architectural appearance of the territory, from which to select a project, suitable for the Municipality Vision for the resort's development, realised in stages.
The competition is international, anonymous, one-stage and with prizes.
The total value for realisation of the investment intention is envisaged to be up to BGN 60 million excluding VAT, upon realisation of maximum permissible: built-up area up to 5,285 m2; unfolded built-up area up to 22,019 m2; underground built-up area with possibility of two underground floors with a total built-up area up to 14,092 m2; vertical planning up to 5,285 m2; landscaping up to 7,046 m2.
The total value for the working phase of the design is up to 1 011 108 BGN, VAT excluded (28 BNG /14.32 euro per m2 for the unfolded gross built-up area and the underground built-up area.
The competition intends to award a total of five prizes to the projects ranked by the jury as follows:
I place – 20 000 BGN (about 10 225 euro) and the right to negotiate directly the technical design of the project at the value of 28 BGN/m2 (about 14.3 euro), VAT excluded
II place – 12 000 BGN (about 6135 euro)
III place – 8 000 BGN (about 4090 euro)
Two cash prizes of 5 000 BGN (about 2556 euro) for projects awarded by the jury.
PROJECT SUBMISSION DEADLINE - JANUARY 10, 2018 / 17:30 GMT+2
JURY AND RESULTS - JANUARY 2018
The jury includes seven leading professionals and experts in the field of urbanism, landscape, urban planning and preservation of cultural heritage, who will have the difficult task to sift out the best proposals for the resort`s center.
Director of Planning & Architecture at CPH City and Port Development, Denmark
Managing Partner at
Atelier Serafimov Architects
Arch. Nadejda Klincheva-Koleva,
Chief architect of the Municipality of Samokov
Co-founder at Oslo Atelier, Norway
Lawyer at the Municipality of Samokov
Professor in Cultural Heritage at UACEG, Sofia
In the organisation of the competition took part:
Contracting authority - Municipality of Samokov:
Vladimir Georgiev - Mayor of Samokov Municipality
Chief Architect Nadezhda Klincheva-Koleva
Eng. Evelina Perfanova, Director of Territorial Settlement and European Programs
Architect Stoyanka Kassabova, Senior expert at Territorial Settlement and European Programs
As well as all the departments and experts of Samokov municipality, involved in the project.
Organisation and assignment – Urbanistas.:
Architect Boyka Ognyanova
Urban planner Mila Yolova
Architect Kremena Mouskourova
Urban planner Angel Burov
Urban planner Dimitar Trifonov
Urban planner Vasil Madjirski
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Stefan Mirchev
Senior Assistant Dr. Nikolai Zafirov
Master Ecologist Rashid Rashid
Legal Framework and Public Procurement:
Solicitor Tsveta Stoeva-Yotsova
Architect Simona Kabadova