The Department of Urban Planning Policy of Moscow is holding the 23rd competition "The Best Implemented Project in the Field of Construction". Applications are already being submitted and will be accepted until May 26. The award ceremony will take place in August, on the eve of the Builder's Day.
The competition accepts only projects implemented in Moscow and put into operation in the period from January 1 to December 31, 2022. This year, you can submit a project in 12 categories, from residential complexes and commercial real estate to restoration projects and public spaces. The organizers also conduct a popular vote on the Active Citizen portal, the exhibition of the submitted projects and on the website of the competition.
Denis Dubinin, Senior Project Manager at Metropolis, became a member of the competition's expert council. Together with more than 40 best industry experts, Denis will evaluate the submitted projects. In addition to the expert council, the City Competition Commission was formed, which includes key representatives of the city’s construction and related departments. Andrey Bochkarev, Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Urban Policy and Construction, heads the Commission.
In 2022, the GES-2 House of Culture was named project of the year at this competition, and also won the popular vote, becoming the best cultural and educational facility. The Metropolis team participated in the project and worked on structural solutions and internal engineering systems at the Concept, Project documentation and Detail Design stages. The reconstruction of the building, the purpose of which was to preserve the historical appearance of GES-2 as carefully as possible, was an extremely ambitious task, and its successful implementation was duly appreciated by the jury of the competition.
"The Best Implemented Project in the Field of Construction" competition has been held for 23 years, during which 3,500 projects were submitted, 800 reached the final, and 300 were awarded. Over these years, 3,000,000 people took part in the popular vote.
This competition is of great importance for the industry. The event contributes to the formation of favorable conditions for investment and construction activities in Moscow, stimulates the growth of expertise in the industry and is an important component of the urban development policy implemented in the capital. The awarding of the winners at the solemn ceremony is held by the Mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin.
Not only organizations that performed construction work, but also any other participants that carried out investment, design, architectural and other functions during the creation of an object, have the right to declare a project for participation in the competition.
You can find out more details on the competition's website.