COMPETITION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

The right to participate in the competition as an author has one or more professionals with a university degree in architecture, regardless of their territorial affiliation and their personal characteristics, provided that at least one of the authors of the competition has the appropriate license to prepare technical documents in the field of architecture. Other authors in the team can be architects, urban planners, graduate engineers of architecture, masters of architecture or students of architecture.

The participants in the competition can hire other experts in certain fields (associates and consultants) for the preparation of the competition design, but they are not considered the authors of the competition design. Each of the participants, individual or group, is entitled to participate in this Competition with only one design.

Persons who participated in the preparation of one of the competition designs of this Competition as associates or consultants may not submit the competition design independently.

Foreign participants can be authors or members of author teams if they meet professional qualifications, have a university degree in architecture, provided that at least one team member has an appropriate license issued in accordance with the rules set by the Serbian Chamber of Engineers and in accordance with Article 162a of the Law on Planning and Construction (“Official Gazette of RS”, no. 72/2009, 81/2009-correction, 64/2010 – Constitutional Court Decision, 24/2011, 121/2012, 42/2013 – Constitutional Court Decision, 50/2013 – Constitutional Court Decision, 98/2013 – Constitutional Court Decision, 132/2014, 145/2014, 83/2018, 31/2019, 37/2019-other law, 9/2020 and 52/2021).

Competition participant may not be person who is directly engaged in preparation and conducting of Competition or jurying, or is relative or directly cooperate with such person, nor it can be person who is member of management or is employed with the institution who announced this competition.

Each of the participants in the competition, whether an individual or a group, has the right to participate in this competition with only one design and within only one team.

Mandatory conditions for participation at the competition:

-Competition design must be submitted in timely manner and in a way stipulated by the Competition Announcement.

- Competition design must follow all the requirements of technical and layout formatting and must contain all parts determined by the Competition Announcement.

 

TERMS FOR CONDUCTING THE COMPETITION

The competition is announced in accordance with the Rulebook on the manner and method of opening up and conduction of the urbanistic and architectural competition ("Official Gazette of RS" No. 31/2015).

Each competitor who has taken the tender documents is granted the right to take part in competition.

By submitting an entry to competition, each participant accepts the propositions of this competition.

 

CONTENT OF THE PROPOSED WORKS

Participants are required to submit the competition design in electronic form, and detailed instructions for naming documents and how to mark competition entries are given in Chapter 9.4.

All files are submitted in pdf format.

Competition designs not prepared and submitted in accordance with these guidelines may be disqualified from further evaluation.

The content of the competition design includes:

1.  Volume with textual explanation and reduced graphic attachments

2.  Graphic attachments

3.  Material for electronic exhibition

4.  3D model for 3D printing

5. 3D animation

                 

Competition design and all accompanying enclosures must be prepared in Serbian or English.

The level of elaboration of the proposed conceptual architectural solution should be at such a level that it can be applied in the next stages of elaboration of technical documentation – urban design.

All participants are required to submit the following documents as part of the competition assignment:

 

Volume with textual explanation and reduced graphic attachments

The volume is submitted in .pdf format, dimensions 42x29.7cm (A3, horizontally oriented pages (and),

with illustrations in 150 dpi resolution.)

The volume should contain:

Textual part that describes the architectural urban concept and explains the solution.

The content of the text is as follows:

  • Presentation of the urban solution, relation towards the environment
  • Concept of traffic solution, car, bicycle and pedestrian access to the building
  • Description and explanation of the solution - architectural concept
  • Functional layout - description of individual spatial units and functional interconnections
  • Preliminary proposal of applied technical systems, including the concept of energy efficiency
  • Description of applied building materials bearing in mind the CO2 footprint
  • Proposed constructive solution
  • Ecological concept
  • The textual description can be supplemented with diagrams and charts that explain certain elements of the competition solution.
  • All graphic attachments reduced to A3 format
  • Table 1 Tabular presentation of realized areas with recapitulation by spatial-programme units, as well as recapitulation of urban parameters of table no.1 (provided in the competition basemaps and tables)
  • Table 2 Realized urban parameters table no.2 (provided in the competition basemaps and tables)
  • Table 3 Estimation of investment value of table no.3 (provided in the competition basemaps and tables)

Graphic attachments

                Competition area in the context of wider and direct surrounding area

-               Layout of planned construction and design - roof                                                         Р=1:500

-               Layout of planned construction and design - ground floor                                          Р=1:500

-               Layout of the roof with regulation and leveling elements                                           Р=1:200

-               Layout of the ground floor with ground floor design                                                    Р=1:200

-               All the floor plans                                                                                                Р=1:200

-               Characteristic cross-sections                                                                                             Р=1:200

-               All the elevations                                                                                                                 Р=1:200

-               3D views of the solution from given directions and as selected by competitors

    * Additional attachments of the participants' choice - photos of the model, spatial diagrams, etc.

Material for electronic exhibition

In .jpg format, a total of 5 attachments, 2000px-width-horizontally oriented in the RGB system, in a resolution of 150 PPI. The design code should be indicated on each attachment. These attachments shall also be anonymous with a unique code, defined in Chapter 9.4.

3D model for 3D printing

In the skp format, prepare a model of the structure for 3D printing according to guidelines from the competition basemap.

3D ANIMATION with duration up to 1 minute

Note:

Graphic attachments are submitted as files in .pdf format, dimensions 70x100 cm (B1), in a resolution of 150 PPI.

The level of elaboration of the proposed conceptual architectural solution should be at such a level that it can be applied in the next stages of elaboration of technical documentation (Preliminary Design According to Location Requirements)

All attachments shall be anonymous with a unique code, defined in Chapter 9.4.

All material shall be delivered in a zip folders up to 25MB.

All above elements and attachments to the competition elaborate, textual and graphic attachments with described content, represent mandatory parts of competition design. The works that do not contain the above described and required elements and attachments shall not be taken into consideration.

 

METHOD OF TECHNICAL AND DESIGN PROCESSING OF THE WORK

All graphic attachments, each sheet in the volume and posters should be marked with a unique code in the upper right corner of each sheet (Arial font, Bold, size 50pt for graphic attachments, or 24pt for the volume). The unique code must consist of two letters and five Arabic numerals, selected by the author. The sheets should be numerated with an ordinal number in the lower right corner. The font of the texts in the volume is Arial, size 11pt. The language of the competition is Serbian or English.

The competition design is submitted as follows:

in a packed/compressed folder (electronic .zip file, not bigger than 25 MB), named exclusively by the selected code of five Arabic numerals and two letters (eg: AB12345).

If the content of the competition design is bigger than 25MB, it is possible to form another compressed folder, which should be named with the ordinal number below the selected code, for example: AB12345_1 and AB12345_2.

Packed ("zipped") folder(s), not larger than 25 MB, should contain:

  • Volume with textual explanation and graphic attachments, dimensions 42x29.7cm (A3), defined in Chapter 3 paragraph 1 in .pdf format
  • Graphic attachments, defined in chapter 3. under 2., in .pdf format
  • Material for electronic exhibition, defined in chapter 3. paragraph 3, in .jpg format
  • 3D model for 3D printing, defined in chapter 05 section 4, in .skp format
  • A special packed (“zipped”) folder, not larger than 25 MB, is delivered separately with the designation of the selected code with the addition of the word “animation” (e.g. "AB12345_animation") and should contain: 3D ANIMATION with duration up to 1 minute

  The participant in the competition submits the competition work electronically, following the link: https://konkurs-fpu.rs;

The final deadline for submitting competition designs is February 11, 2021 until 23:59 (GMT +1).

The competition design which is not received by the announcer within determined deadline, i.e. received after the expiry of date and hour determined for submitting designs, shall be deemed as untimely submitted and will not be taken into consideration. Each participant is allowed to submit only one competition design without variant solutions. After the deadline for submission of competition designs, the participant in the competition cannot withdraw or change the competition design.

The technical design of the competition study according to the above description and the requirement and dimension is the mandatory content of the competition design. The works that do not contain the above described and required elements and attachments shall not be taken into consideration.

All files must be virus-free and undamaged without marks that would violate the anonymity of participants.

 

CONTENT OF THE PARTICIPANT’S STATEMENT – AUTHOR’S ENVELOPE

Along with the electronic submission of the competition design, the participant is obliged to send by mail a sealed non-transparent envelope marked “AUTHOR” and marked on the back with the selected work code of two letters and five Arabic numerals, font Arial, Bold, 24pt. The envelope should be sent to the following address: Udruženje arhitekata Srbije, Kneza Miloša 7а/III, 11 000 Beograd, Republika Srbija (Union of Architects of Serbia, Kneza Miloša street 7/III, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia). The author's name should not be written on the envelope, so as not to violate anonymity.

The envelope should contain:

Text document in A4 format containing:

-   Filled out competition enclosure AUTHOR’S ENVELOPE,

/Participant's Statement form is given as a document within Competition documentation/

- Printed one poster for electronic exhibition, reduced to dimensions 29.7x 21cm (A4), horizontally oriented (any of 5 posters for electronic exhibition, reduced to A4).

The deadline for sending the envelope is February 11, 2022 until 23:59 (GMT +1).

Ensuring anonymity when sending the envelope “AUTHOR” by mail, can be achieved in the following way:

- by sending the ordinary mail without a return receipt with the appropriate number of postage stamps (depending on the country of the sender);

- by opening a PO box for receiving return receipts;

- by sending via express mail service (DHL, Fed Ex,…) the envelope “AUTHOR” inside the envelope for sending, which does not contain indication of the AUTHOR code.

 

COMPETITION DEADLINES

  • Beginning of the competition / date of announcement October 12, 2021
  • The Competition Documentation can be downloaded free of charge from the website of the Union of Architects of Serbia: u-a-s.rs or from the link: https://konkurs-fpu.rs;

Participants may submit their questions regarding the competition at latest until December 15, 2021

  Questions and requests for additional information or clarifications are submitted exclusively through the official          website: https://konkurs-fpu.rs;

 -      The answers of the jury to the questions asked, exclusively to the questions related to the announcement and the   programme of the competition, will be published on the official website of the Competition by December 25, 2021.

  • The final deadline for submitting competition designs is February 11, 2022 until 23:59 (GMT +1).
  • The results of the competition shall be announced no later than February 28, 2022 until 23:59 (GMT +1).

The results will be published on the website of the Union of Architects of Serbia: www.u-a-s.rs and on https://konkurs-fpu.rs;

  • Awarded and unawarded designs will be posted in electronic format on the website of the Union of Architects of Serbia u-a-s.rs and on https://konkurs-fpu.rs; within 30 days from the day of announcing the results of the Competition. Basic information (code of the work, award, name (s) of the authors will be published besides all the works, unless otherwise specified in the application for the Competition.

 

TYPE AND AMOUNT OF AWARDS

If at least 10 works arrive by the set deadline and if they meet the propositions

the following prizes will be awarded in the total amount of the net prize fund of USD 40,000.00

distributed in the following manner:

-               First Prize                                                              USD 20,000.00

-               Second prize                                                         USD 10,000.00

-               Third prize                                                             USD 5,000.00

-               Two redemptions, each in the amount of       USD 2,500.00

Total fund of net prizes:                                                     USD 40,000.00

* Note: awards and redemptions in the net amount are paid at the USD exchange rate

 UN Operational Rates of Exchange (UNORE), on the day of payment to authors/author teams.

The Jury will distribute the prizes completely in accordance with the provisions of the Rulebook, however the Jury may distribute the prizes in a different manner within the planned award fund.

The Investor undertakes to make payments for the selected and awarded design concepts in line with the decision of the Jury, and pursuant to the Tender documentation - by means of an announcement to be made within 45 days from the day the Investor acknowledges the Decision of the Jury.

 

COMPOSITION OF THE JURY

 

Chairman of the Jury:

Prof. Emeritus Branislav Mitrović, Architect

Jury members:

Associate Prof. Aleksandru Vuja, Architect  

Prof. Maruša Zorec, Architect

Marko Stojčić, the Chief Urban Planner of the City of Belgrade

Prof. Goran Čpajak, Dean of the Faculty of Applied Arts

Consultant:

Marija Lalošević PhD, Architect, Urban Planning Institute of Belgrade

Reporters:         

Slađana Milivojević, Architect

Ivana Mrkonjić, Architect

Jury Secretariat:

Union of Architects of Serbia

 

CRITERIA FOR EVALUATION OF PROJECTS

Competition designs will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

Spatial concept and architectural expression

As a solution, it fulfills the goal of creating an internationally important higher education institution.

How is the proposed solution related to the context and the creation of identity - the relationship to the spatial, cultural and historical whole of Kosančićev venac.

The quality of the solution in relation to the characteristics and importance of the purpose,

Clear spatial concept recognisable for its main idea

Relation to public urban space

Character and quality of urban identity improvement

Urban-architectural shaping and ambient characteristics of the solution

Relation with the context, architectural and cultural heritage

Functional solution, fulfillment of spatial requirements stipulated in the programme assignment

Strategy and approach to spatial and ambient requirements of the facility in terms of flexibility and spatial programming. Analysis and solution of the concept for the use and maintenance of the facility including access, movement of students, teachers, visitors.

distribution of purpose and content in space

functionality of the suggested solution

Sustainability, Energy Efficiency

How the characteristics of proposed solution relate to environmental and social sustainability and its compliance with the goals of sustainable development. How the building design relates to energy efficiency and efficient operations during operation. In which way it deals with the goals of sustainable development.

Cost-effectiveness of the solution when it comes to implementation and exploitation

Application of environmentally and energy sustainable solutions for preserving and improving environmental quality (eco-design implementation)

Potential for further project implementation

Technical and financial feasibility of the proposed solution

 

JURY’S REPORT

The jury submits a Report on its work, which contains an explanation for the selection of awarded and redeemed designs and a decision on the distribution of awards, as well as guidelines for further elaboration of the first-awarded competition design.

 

FINAL PROVISIONS

The author of the competition design is the participant who created the competition design and thus

published the author's work under his own name by submitting it to the competition. The team of the authors consists of the signatories of design concepts, co-authors and, therefore, the holders of all common copyrights. The participants' copyrights are defined in accordance with the law governing copyright and other related rights.

By submitting the competition design, the authors (author's team) cede to the Client the transfer of the author's property rights if the work in question has been awarded or redeemed. By participating in the competition, the author(s) agree to act in accordance with the conclusions and recommendations of the Competition Jury, which will be stated in the Competition Jury Report regarding the further realization of the awarded design. The author accepts to act, in further elaboration, in accordance with the suggestions of the Jury and potential programme and technical changes of the project assignment and adjusts the solution for the needs of further phases of elaboration.

During further elaboration, the Investor shall consult the authors of the awarded design, which is selected for further elaboration. The author is obliged to respect the conditions of preparation of planning and technical documentation and implementation of changes necessary to adapt to spatial and technical possibilities and limitations that may arise. Any potential further cooperation between the Investor and the author team will be regulated by a special agreement.

Further elaboration of the project is carried out in accordance with the Law on Planning and Construction ("Official Gazette of RS", no.72/2009, 81/2009-correction, 64/2010 – Decision of the Constitutional Court 24/2011, 121/2012, 42/2013 – Decision of the Constitutional Court, 50/2013 – Decision of the Constitutional Court, 98/2013 – Decision of the Constitutional Court, 132/2014, 145/2014, 83/2018, 31/2019, 37/2019-other law, 9/2020 and 52/2021),

Regulations on the Content, Method and Procedure of Work and Control of Technical Documentation according to the Structures’ Class and Purpose („Official Gazette of RS“, no. 73/2019)

Authors reserve the right to publish their design concepts.

The Investor is entitled to use all the received design concepts, to publish them and to promote results of the competition.

43 FPU program

Picture 43 - Competition Scope - Remote Surroundings                                                                        Bing maps

 

TENDER DOCUMENTATION CONTENTS:

ANNOUNCEMENT WITH TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE COMPETITION

COMPETITION ASSIGNMENT

I - Competition basemaps and tables

  • Cadastral and topographic plan
  • Basemap
  • Orthophoto image with the boundaries of the competition scope and the positions of the set directions for installation
  • Material for 3D model
  • Tables

Table 1 Tabular presentation of realized areas with recapitulation by spatial-programme units

Table 2 Achieved urban parameters

Table 3 Investment value estimate

  • Competition enclosure AUTHOR’S ENVELOPE

Participant's Statement form is given as a document within Competition documentation

II - Competition enclosures

  • Amendments of the Detailed Regulation Plan – textual and graphic part
  • Geological and geotechnical documentation
  • Current situation of the Faculty of Applied Arts

Spatial program analysis from 2020 - reconstruction, extension and construction of buildings for the needs of the Faculty of Applied Arts in Belgrade

Present condition of faculty facilities with an overview of present areas

Surfaces of present premises of the Faculty of Applied Arts

Archive recording of the present structure in Karađorđeva street

Graphics

  • Photodocumentation

Photographs of the location

Historical photographs

  • Photogrammetric image of Kosančićev venac slope
  • The monument status of area
  • Literature

Overview of the Belgrade Fortress area in historical and urban plans as a contribution to future planning processes

Approach to construction synthesis on Kosančićev venac

  • Architectural and conservation study of the Đumrukana building
  • Award winning design on City Gallery Competition

  In Belgrade, October 12, 2021.                                          

The jury consists of:

Chairman of the Jury

Prof. Emeritus Branislav Mitrović, Architect

Jury members

Associate Prof. Aleksandru Vuja, Architect

Prof. Maruša Zorec, Architect

Marko Stojčić, the Chief Urban Planner of the City of Belgrade

Prof. Goran Čpajak, Dean of the Faculty of Applied Arts

Consultant:

Marija Lalošević PhD, Architect, Urban Planning Institute of Belgrade