The Aim of the Competition
The Competition aims to define the best urban landscaping design and its authors, guided by the principles of sustainability, and to provide necessary conditions for its realization.
Main Objectives of the Competition
■ to highlight the importance of the area in questions and acknowledge its resources;
■ to draw the attention of professionals and general public to the poor state of urban landscape in the central part of the city;
■ to suggest effective solutions to this problem, making good use of the European experience, and adopting a responsible attitude to Nature, City and future generations, with the prospects for European integration;
■ to create a precedent of a project on the basis of competition, which is new for Kyiv; to ensure high professional level of its results by means of involving remarkable Ukrainian and foreign specialists both as participants and members of the jury;
■ to provide conditions for the realization of the winning project.
The most significant and valuable central part of Kyiv is a unique "necklace" of architectural monuments and glimpses of picturesque natural landscape. This territory boasts of a number of remarkable sights:
Kontraktova, Lvivska, Poshtova, Mykhaylivska, Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence square), European square, Arsenalna, Ploshcha Slavy (Square of Fame), Andriya Pervozvanogo, Konstitucii;
Khreshchatyk, M. Grushevskogo, I.Mazepi, Naberezhne shosse, Petra Sagaidachnogo, Blizhnopecherska, Andryivsky uzviz, Dniprovsky uzviz, Volodymyrsky uzviz;
Muzeina, Petrivska, Parkova, Peyzazhna, Geroiv Krut (Landscape alley);
■ green zones:
unique landmarks of Kyiv landscape – the Dnieper slopes, the edge and the parks.