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Tartu announces architectural competition for city centre multi-storey car park

Tartu City Government Press Release

Vabaduse pst 6 Photo: Villem Voormansik

9 May / The Tartu City Government announces an architectural competition to find the best solution for the multi-storey car park to be built on the plot at Vabaduse pst 6.

The goal of the competition is to find architecture for the multi-storey car park that is dignified and suitable for Old Town.

The ground floor of the multi-storey car park will be used as retail or service space, in order to connect the building to the surrounding city space.

According to Deputy Mayor Reno Laidre, with its comprehensive plan for the city centre Tartu has set the goal of reducing parking on the streets of Old Town and directing cars to multi-storey car parks. ‘With this architectural competition we are hoping to find a solution that fits in with the area of Old Town, while at the same time alleviating the increased parking load in the city centre,’ added Laidre.

The total award fund for the architectural competition is EUR 18,000. The competition jury includes Tartu Deputy Mayor Reno Laidre (Jury Chairman), Tartu City Architect Tõnis Arjus, heritage conservation representative Egle Tamm, and architects Toomas Paaver and Tiit Trummal.

The deadline for the submission of competition projects is 9 August 2019.

Architectural Competition Terms of Reference: www.tartu.ee/vabaduse-pst-6-parkimismaja

Last changed 10.05.2019