The regional oil company TATNEFT organized an open international architectural and urban planning competition for the development of a master plan for the territory adjacent to the national Almetyevsk town reservoir on the river Stepnoy Zay, the total area of the considered territory is more than 1700 hectares.
115 companies from 16 countries took part in the competition, the jury members selected 3 consortia for the final, which continued to work on the project and presented on September 23 in Almetyevsk town.
The jury consisted of representatives of the TATNEFT company, municipal and republican authorities, specialists from Moscow, and also 3 independent experts were invited. As an independent expert at the competition our Associate Professor Ilnar Akhtyamov took part. Experts took part in the jury meeting, asked questions to the teams participating in the finals and presented the results of their comprehensive assessment of projects, according to the competition criteria. After the decision made by the jury the prizes among the finalists were handed over: 1st place - OBERMEYER Сonsult (Munich, Germany); 2nd place - IND Architects (Moscow, Russia); 3rd place - IQ (Moscow, Russia).