International Competition

UNTIL THE SUBMISSION DEADLINE
to Develop a Concept Design for Letovo Educational Center in Moscow
International Competition
19
DAYS
Welcome
About the Competition
GOAL OF THE COMPETITION

To develop a concept design for the private Letovo Educational Center in Moscow, including the Letovo. Junior elementary school (grades 1−6), the Letovo. Kids kindergarten, and the adjacent territory.

OPEN STAGE SHORT LIST

Ten teams from those who submitted applications will be shortlisted based on a 100-point rating based on the participant’s questionnaire, portfolio, and quote. The competition’s expert panel will assess the portfolios. The final stage of the competition includes closed competitive negotiations via videoconference.

FORMAT OF THE COMPETITION

Two-stage international competition.

1 stage — open applications

2 stage — closed paid competition

SELECTION OF FINALISTS AND THE CLOSED STAGE

Based on the competitive negotiations, 6 finalists will be selected to participate in the paid closed stage of the competition. The design specification will be handed over to them.

OPEN STAGE

The following are invited to participate: professional organizations with experience in designing educational institution buildings who are able to propose an integrated concept for the building and territory based on recent trends in the organization of educational spaces.

Elements of an application in accordance with the list in the Annex 5 of the Competition Regulations

WINNER SELECTION

The winner will be selected at the competition jury meeting. The jury will include Russian and foreign experts in architectural design, urban development, and education.

GOAL OF THE COMPETITION

To develop a concept design for the private Letovo Educational Center in Moscow, including the Letovo. Junior elementary school (grades 1−6), the Letovo. Kids kindergarten, and the adjacent territory.

FORMAT OF THE COMPETITION

Two-stage international competition.

1 stage — open applications

2 stage — closed paid competition

OPEN STAGE

The following are invited to participate: professional organizations with experience in designing educational institution buildings who are able to propose an integrated concept for the building and territory based on recent trends in the organization of educational spaces.

Elements of an application in accordance with the list in the Annex 5 of the Competition Regulations

OPEN STAGE SHORT LIST

Ten teams from those who submitted applications will be shortlisted based on a 100-point rating based on the participant’s questionnaire, portfolio, and quote. The competition’s expert panel will assess the portfolios. The final stage of the competition includes closed competitive negotiations via videoconference.

SELECTION OF FINALISTS AND THE CLOSED STAGE

Based on the competitive negotiations, 6 finalists will be selected to participate in the paid closed stage of the competition. The design specification will be handed over to them.

WINNER SELECTION

The winner will be selected at the competition jury meeting. The jury will include Russian and foreign experts in architectural design, urban development, and education.

18 million rubles
TOTAL PRIZE FUND

- 6 -

FINALISTS

3 million rubles
is the fee for each finalist
18 million rubles

TOTAL PRIZE FUND
- 6 -

FINALISTS
3 million rubles

is the fee for each finalist

THE PRIZE FOR THE WINNER WILL BE AN INVITATION TO DEVELOP THE CONCEPT AND PRODUCE A SCHEMATIC DESIGN, AND ALSO PROJECT SUPPORT IN THE LATER STAGES.

THE PRIZE FOR THE WINNER WILL BE AN INVITATION TO DEVELOP THE CONCEPT AND PRODUCE A SCHEMATIC DESIGN, AND ALSO PROJECT SUPPORT IN THE LATER STAGES.

Schedule of the Competition
7.09.2021
announcement
24.09.2021
deadline for applications
30.09. - 01.10.2021
competitive negotiations with 10 participants
04.10.2021
announcement of finalists and distribution of the design specification
By 08.10.2021
collection of questions from the finalists
11.10.2021
orientation workshop
16.12.2021
jury meeting
29.09.2021
expert panel session
02.12.2021
deadline for competition proposals
By 23.12.2021
publication of the competition results on the website
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7.09.2021
announcement
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24.09.2021
deadline for applications
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29.09.2021
expert panel session
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30.09. - 01.10.2021
competitive negotiations with 10 participants
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04.10.2021
announcement of finalists and distribution of the design specification
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By 08.10.2021
collection of questions from the finalists
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11.10.2021
orientation workshop
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02.12.2021
deadline for competition proposals
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16.12.2021
jury meeting
10
By 23.12.2021
publication of the competition results on the website
Letovo Educational Center

LETOVO.KIDS

LETOVO.JUNIOR

Kindergarten for children aged 3 to 6

Mission


Letovo.Kids is an oasis for the development of curiosity, interest in learning, and social skills. The friendly, motivating environment will subtly help children make their first steps in the world of communication and learning. A sensitive approach and a focus on every child’s individuality is the essence of Letovo.Kids.

School for students of grades 1–6

Mission


Letovo.Junior is a school where the foundations for future success are laid. We will help every student to develop their potential to the full, using the best Russian and foreign methods and experience. The focus of our attention is not only a high academic standard but also the child’s happiness and well-being.

LETOVO.KIDS
Kindergarten for children aged 3 to 6

Mission


Letovo.Kids is an oasis for the development of curiosity, interest in learning, and social skills. The friendly, motivating environment will subtly help children make their first steps in the world of communication and learning. A sensitive approach and a focus on every child’s individuality is the essence of Letovo.Kids.

LETOVO.JUNIOR
School for students of grades 1–6

Mission


Letovo.Junior is a school where the foundations for future success are laid. We will help every student to develop their potential to the full, using the best Russian and foreign methods and experience. The focus of our attention is not only a high academic standard but also the child’s happiness and well-being.

Site location

SITE DETAILS:

Address: Moscow, West Administrative District, Ramenki, Universitet metro station
Cadastral number: 77:07:0013004:27249

Area: 3,46 ha

Photographs of the site

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Construction of Moscow State University Technological Valley
Ramensky Boulevard
Building of the scientific institute
Construction of Moscow State University Technological Valley
Ramensky Boulevard
Federal State Service Housing
Building of the scientific institute
Dominion apartment complex
Moscow State University boarding school
Main Building of Moscow State University
Moscow City
Building of the scientific institute
Dominion apartment complex
Moscow State University boarding school
Main Building of Moscow State University
Moscow City

Competition Jury


in process
Kirill Ignakhin
сhief Executive Officer, "Level Group"
Sergey Kuznetsov
chief Architect of Moscow
Aram Pakhchanyan

member of the Board of Trustees of Ayb Educational Foundation, Yerevan, the center of educational modernization in Armenia

Polina Maltseva
former Letovo CEO, responsible for the previous competition hold on 2014 and one of the founders of the project
Lai Cheng Lim
former Director of Raffles School in Singapore
Vadim Moshkovich
founder of Letovo School
Maija Möller Grimakova
director of Letovo.Kids and Letovo.Junior Educational Center
Julien De Smedt
founder and director of JDS Architects
Elvira Muñoz Beraza
director of EMIA Interior Design Practice Leader at AECOM, Director of the Master in Strategic Design at IE School of Architecture
COMPETITION ORGANIZER

COMPETITION OPERATOR

LEVEL GROUP


One of the leaders on the Moscow development market, the company is among the top 5 developers in Moscow with the highest reliability score. The company’s portfolio includes 11 projects in Moscow, in particular Letovo School, the winner of the Moscow Council of Architecture Award 2016 for the best architectural and urban planning solution for a education and healthcare facility. Level Group aims to develop a high-quality urban environment and social infrastructure in all of its projects.


Virtual tour of Letovo School

CITYMAKERS


Full-scope, high-quality urban environment development company. The team includes interdisciplinary professionals with expert knowledge in research, formation of site ideology and program, creation of standards and concepts of the integrated development of territories, development of branding and event programs.

Citymakers team has extensive experience of work in consortiums with international architectural studios. Flagship Moscow projects include Zaryadye Park, the renovation of MAZD and Art Quarter territory, development programs for ZIL-South and Rublevo-Arkhangelskoye.

Contacts
PR: pr@letovo-arch-competition.com

Competition: info@letovo-arch-competition.com

COMPETITION ORGANIZER

LEVEL GROUP


One of the leaders on the Moscow development market, the company is among the top 5 developers in Moscow with the highest reliability score. The company’s portfolio includes 11 projects in Moscow, in particular Letovo School, the winner of the Moscow Council of Architecture Award 2016 for the best architectural and urban planning solution for a education and healthcare facility. Level Group aims to develop a high-quality urban environment and social infrastructure in all of its projects.

Virtual tour of Letovo School

COMPETITION OPERATOR

CITYMAKERS


Full-scope, high-quality urban environment development company. The team includes interdisciplinary professionals with expert knowledge in research, formation of site ideology and program, creation of standards and concepts of the integrated development of territories, development of branding and event programs.

Citymakers team has extensive experience of work in consortiums with international architectural studios. Flagship Moscow projects include Zaryadye Park, the renovation of MAZD and Art Quarter territory, development programs for ZIL-South and Rublevo-Arkhangelskoye.

Contacts
PR: pr@letovo-arch-competition.com

Competition: info@letovo-arch-competition.com

Application to participate

Participant’s questionnaire
Email
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Phone
Comments

Media publications 

News about the competition