Principles of the competition

Applying for participating in the Competition

To participate in the Competition, submit an Application to be admitted to participate in the Competition by 24 May 2019, 2:00 p.m., to the Competition Secretary’s Office. The said application should be submitted, at the Participant’s discretion, via a postal service, by hand or by a courier to the Competition Secretary’s Office.

The application made based on the template stipulated in enclosure no. 1.1 to the Rules of the Competition should include all the required statements according to the provisions of these Rules.

See: : Rules of the Competition

Competition form

This Competition is an architectural and urban planning one, with two-stages, open and developmental. During Stage I of the Competition the participants admitted to participate in the Competition shall submit Identification Studies which shall be evaluated in line with the Rules. Participants who submitted Identification Studies meeting the Organizer’s requirements in the best way possible shall be invited to participate in Stage II of the Competition.

The Competition is held and resolved in Polish. All documents, statements, notifications and applications, as well as drawings, descriptive part and tables of the Competition Entries must be made in Polish by all Competition Participants.

Prizes

The following prizes shall be granted in the competition:

a) 1st prize — PLN 80,000 (eighty thousand zlotys) gross and the invitation to negotiate in the single source procurement for the development of the multi-disciplinary design documents, including the building permit and detailed design of the adaptation of the Blast Furnace “A” Compound of Pokój Steelworks in Ruda Śląska to the new functions;
b) 2nd prize — PLN 40,000 (forty thousand zlotys) gross;
c) 3rd prize — PLN 20,000 (twenty thousand zlotys) gross;
d) 4th prize — PLN 10,000 (ten thousand zlotys) gross;
e) 5th prize — PLN 10,000 (ten thousand zlotys) gross.

Competition Participants

A Competition Participant can be a natural person, a legal person or a business unit with no legal personality, or such entities appearing jointly, meeting the requirements stipulated in these Rules and not subject to exclusion because of the circumstances named in Article 24(1) PPL and other circumstances mentioned herein.

Because of the undoubted potential of the area covered by the Competition, it is the Organizer’s intent to develop a concept of busy space, well connected with its surroundings in terms of function and designed respecting the natural environment. The renewed facility is to attract users and visitors and be an important, recognizable and socially acceptable site on the cultural map of the voivodeship.

It is expected that a unique, post-industrial space will be designed, being the only of that type, and making a showpiece of the city of Ruda Śląska.

Competition Schedule

ActivityDate
The date of submitting the Competition announcement for publication in OJ EU26 April 2019
Submission of inquiries concerning the Rules contentby 10 May 2019
Publication of answers to the inquiries concerning the Rules content
by 15 May 2019
Submitting Applications to be admitted to participate in the Competition
by 24 May 2019,
by 2:00 p.m.
Announcement of the results of qualifications for the Competition and the invitation to submit Identification Studies — Stage I of the Competitionby 7 July 2019
Submission of inquiries concerning the Organizer's guidelines and the substantive content of Identification Studies — Stage I of the Competitionby 10 July 2019
Publication of answers to the inquiries, on the Organizer's websitesby 24 July 2019
Submission of Identification Studies — Stage I of the Competitionby 4 September 2019,
by 2:00 p.m. 
Announcement of the results of Stage I of the Competition and the invitation to submit Competition Entries for Stage IIby 25 September 2019
Submission of inquiries concerning the Organizer's guidelines and the substantive content of Competition Entries in Stage IIby 2 October 2019
Publication of answers to the inquiries, on the Organizer's websitesby 9 October 2019
Submission of Competition Entries in Stage IIby 20 November 2019,
by 2:00 p.m.
Resolution of the Competition and result announcement, post-competition discussion4 December 2019
Payment of monetary prizessince 19 December 2019
Hand-over of the invitation to negotiatesince 19 December 2019
Post-competition exhibitionfrom 5 December 2019 
to 19 December 2019
Collection of entries which did not receive any prizesince 19 December 2019
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