Atelier Albania announces international competition on “Osumi Island” in Berat

Atelier Albania announces international competition on “Osumi Island” in Berat

With the request of Berat Municipality and with the approval of the Prime Minister’s office, Atelier Albania announced the international competition for “searching through projecting”, which invites all interested companies to propose the panoramic development of Osumi island in Berat and to find manners in being elastic and renewable towards natural phenomena, by using the island as a testing area.

Supported by the Albanian Fund for Development, this international competition aims to connect the Osumi Island with the other part of the city. The competition is focused in finding manners of how the urban developments can coexistence with the nature and to be modifiable in report with natural phenomena.

Through this call, Atelier Albania aims to attract architects and designers which will bring new development ideas and projects, in order to discover innovative and visionary ideas in the architecture aspect for the development of city’s urban planning. The ideas offered for this project should meet the specifics of the city in terms of architecture, urban planning and natural features.

Berat is part of UNESCO heritage list, as an ancient city with many architectonic and historical elements and values, part of world’s heritage places and one of the most visited touristic cities in Albania.

News source/photo credits: Ministry of Tourism 

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