Architectural Competition for 2 metro stations in Moscow

Submission: November 02, 2015
Registration: November 02, 2015
Language: English, Russian
Location: Moscow, Russia
Prizes: x10 Prize of: 318 750 RUB
Type: Open


Strelka KB, a leading Russian operator of architectural and urban planning competitions,announces the open two-phase competition for the development of architectural and design solutions for the new Moscow metro stations “Nizhniye Mnevniki” and “Terekhovo”. Russian and foreign architects and designers are invited to participate. Winners will be announced in February 2016.

The Competition will be held in two stages. During the first stage the Jury will choose 10 participants who will proceed to the second stage of the competition. Shortlisted participants will take part in further development of project documentation.

The participants should propose architectural concept and design solutions for the interiors of “Nizhniye Mnevniki” and “Terekhovo” stations. Teams should offer cutting-edge and ambitious design projects. Competitors are expected to submit unique design solutions that would create an iconic and memorable image for each station.

Moscow Metro ranks 3rd globally in annual ridership and world’s second in sheer volume of construction of metro lines.The construction of The Third Interchange Circuit, a new circle line, has started in 2011 as part of Mayor’s “Development of the Transport System” programme. The programme aims to relieve the existing lines of significant traffic overload and spread the passenger flows more evenly ensuring that 93% of Muscovites live within a walking distance from a Metro station. “Nizhniye Mnevniki” and “Terekhovo” are both scheduled to open in 2018 as a part of The Third Interchange Circuit.


The object of the competition is the development of Architectural and Design concepts for the passenger zones at the Moscow Metropolitan stations of Nizhniye Mnevniki and Terekhovo in correspondence with the requirements to be indicated in the Competition brief.


The aim of the Competition is to create the unique image of stations Nizhniye Mnevniki and Terekhovo. The creators of the best Architectural and Design concepts will to be involved to process of development of the architectural part of the project documentation during the further realization of the project.


Participation is open to Architects and Designers with experience in design documentation for the interiors of multifunctional public spaces.


The Competition is held in two stages. During the First Stage, the Competitors submit Applications, from which the Jury will select ten Participants for the Second Stage of the Competition. Those Competitors who are admitted to the Second Stage will complete the preparation of their Architectural and Artistic concepts, based upon which Winners will then be selected.


Each of ten participants chosen after First Stage Jury Meeting will get a refund 318 750 rubles (including VAT).


Exclusive rights to Architectural and Artistic concepts belong to the Participants and are not automatically obtained by the Client as part of the Competition procedure. The client receives the publication rights for the Architectural and Artistic concepts.


All the applicants registered on the website get the access to the Competition documentation both in Russian and English. At the first stage of the Competition sketches may be submitted in English or Russian. At the Second Stage Competition proposals should be submitted by Participants only in Russian.

For more details, please, visit the official website www.metrocompetition.ru