Location: Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Europe
Categories: Public Buildings, Master Plan, Public Space, Public Infrastructure, Hospital Design
Submission deadline: June 04, 2021, at 11:59 PM
Language: English
Organizers: The Order of Architects in Romania (OAR) & Cluj County Council 

Summary: The Order of Architects in Romania (OAR) and the Cluj County Council is glad to announce the official launch of the „Children’s Hospital Cluj-Napoca” International Design Competition. The purpose of this competition is to select, in order to award the design contract, the best solution for an Emergency Clinical Children’s Hospital, located in the southeast of Cluj-Napoca, at the border of Gheorgheni and Borhanci.

Description: Cluj-Napoca Emergency Clinical Children’s Hospital will function as an independent structure, with regional addressability, being the first public hospital in the Transylvania area to offer integrated medical services in the field of pediatrics. Through this approach, the Contracting Authority aims to develop a center for medical services and research in the field of pediatrics, which also plays the role of an urban catalyst in an area undergoing urbanization.

The Contracting Authority of the competition is the Cluj County Council, the owner of the land.

The competition is organized by the Order of Architects in Romania, in accordance with the Competition Rules of the International Union of Architects – UIA – and the provisions of the International Regulations for architecture and urban design Competitions, adopted at the General Conference of UNESCO in 1956, as revised on November 27, 1978, the provisions of the Guide of good practice in organizing OAR design competitions, published in 2018, in compliance with the legal provisions in force regarding the award of public procurement contracts.


1st Prize: 6.510.000 EUR, VAT exclusive

2nd Prize: 75.000 EUR

3rd Prize: 45.000 EUR

1st Mention: 10.000 EUR

2nd Mention: 10.000 EUR


Full Members:

1. arch. Claudiu Salanță

2. dr. Aldea Cornel Olimpiu

3. dr. Vasile-Florin Stamatian

4. arch. Benedict Zucchi

5. arch. Jan de Vylder

6. arch. urb. Bogdan Traian Bogoescu

7. arch. Vlad Rusu – OART representative

Deputy Members:  

8. arch. Dominic Hook

9. arch. Emil Burbea

The Design Competition is a public, single-stage competition, open to Romania, all countries of the European Union, of the European Economic Area, and to the Swiss Confederation.


12/02/2021 – Official launch of the competition (the official launch in SEAP)

04/06/2021, 16:00 Romanian time zone – Deadline for project submission

13/06 – 17/06/2021 – Jury assessment of the projects

18/06/2021 – Official announcement of the winner (press conference with the Jury)

Find out more on the official competition website: 


and in Romanian: 


For the latest news on the competition follow our official OAR Competitions Facebook page:


For more news about our organization please follow the official Order of Architects in Romania (OAR) Facebook page: 


Read in detail about this competition at the official competition site.


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