Location: Rahovec, Kosovo, Europe
Categories: Renovation, Square
1st Prize: 7.000,00€
Registration deadline: November 16, 2020, at 23:59 GTM+2
Submission deadline: November 16, 2020, at 23:59 GTM+2
Organizers: Municipality of Rahovec, UN-Habitat
Summary: The International Design Competition for Central City Square of Rahovec is organized within the project Leading Urban Change in Rahovec through the revitalization of the Central City Square. The project is funded by the Municipality of Rahovec and implemented with the technical support of UN-Habitat. See the project presentation video here.
Description: The municipality of Rahovec is located in the western region of the country, covering an area of 275.89 km² and based on the last census of 2011, the municipality has a total population of 56,208 inhabitants. Rahovec has a good geographical position with a continental climate and is known for its vineyards and wines, developed agriculture, rich cultural and natural heritage, while the Central City Square aims to become a reference point for local and international tourism.
Through the international competition, the municipality of Rahovec aims to achieve a sustainable design solution of the Central City Square, which provides access to safe and healthy public spaces for all its citizens, in particular for women, children, the elderly, and people with special needs. It also aims to create new business opportunities and increase the quality of urban life, in line with the New Urban Agenda and the Sustainable Development Agenda.
The interested participants can find more information about the competition and the competition brief here.