Subject and Scope

The subject of the competition is work on the architectural and urban planning design of the new building of the Faculty of Applied Arts in Belgrade, at 15 Karađorđeva street in Belgrade.

The competition’s scope is the location, which, by the Amendments to the Plan on Detailed Regulation of the Kosančićev venac neighbourhood, namely for the block section between the following streets: Karađorđeva, Velike stepenice and Kosančićev venac streets, the City Municipality of Stari grad (Official Journal of the City of Belgrade, no. 76/21), has been envisaged for the stage-based execution of an architectural and urban planning competition - construction plot Ј4-2 and SA-1 (Zone 1) and construction plot SP7-2 as the subject of a survey-based spatial and programme verification (Zone 2).

Construction plot J4-2 is intended for public-purpose areas - a higher education institution, namely the Faculty of Applied Arts.

Construction plot SA-1 is intended for an integrated road and pedestrian track for access to construction plots J4-2 and J9-1.

Construction plot SP7-2 is intended as a public area with specific requirements (a staircase and a vertical rail vehicle - an inclined elevator, a pedestrian access to the underground levels of the City Gallery, an access to underground passages...).

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Picture 1 - Cadastral Plan with the Competition’s Scope                      Picture 2 - An Orthophoto with the Competition’s Scope

 

Motive and Goal

The motive for launching this competition is the need for the promotion and strengthening of university education capacities by building new structures and by reconstructing and equipping the present buildings, which has been identified and analyzed through the project entitled “Promoting and Strengthening University Education Capacities”. The general objective of the project is to promote the capacities of university education in the Republic of Serbia, through the achievement of the following specific goals: (1) Construction, additional construction and equipment of university education facilities by building new ones and reconstructing the present respective facilities of the universities in Belgrade, Novi Sad, Niš and Kragujevac, (2) Improvement of the quality and conditions of education at the respective faculties of the universities in Belgrade, Novi Sad, Niš and Kragujevac, (3) Implementation of the contemporary standards of sustainable construction and use of Belgrade, Novi Sad, Niš and Kragujevac university buildings and premises. In accordance with the expressed needs for the promotion of the capacities of university education in the Republic of Serbia, namely of the universities in Belgrade, Novi Sad, Niš and Kragujevac, certain initiatives have been submitted to the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, including the one for the construction and reconstruction of the following buildings of the University of Arts: The Faculty of Music, the Faculty of Fine Arts, the Faculty of Applied Arts and the Faculty of Dramatic Arts.

The goal of the competition is the selection, in accordance with the competition assignment, the programme requirements and the location’s significance and potentials, of the best architectural and urban planning design for a new building of the Faculty of Applied Arts in Belgrade, which fits into the environment, is adapted to the values of the setting and corresponds with the institution’s functional needs.   

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Picture 3 Location of the Faculty of Applied Arts’ New Building - Competition Span