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Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Iran Architecture News - Mar 2, 2019 - 03:42   10569 views

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Winners have been announced for the NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition in Tehran, Iran. Hadi Teherani Architect+ Eike Becker architekten + Design Core {4s} have been named as the winners of the competition, while Emre Arolat Architecture + Meinhardt + Fluid Motion Architects have been selected in the 2nd place, Coop HimmelBlau + Koroush Rafiey Architectural Design Studio have been named in the 3rd place and 2XM + Bavand have been selected in the 4th place. The competition was organized by KOA and BB JV. 

The international jury composed of World Architecture Community Founder and President Suha Ozkan, Benjamin Hossbach, Ian Carl Ritchie, Farhad Ahmadi, Seyed Mohammad Shirazi, Mostafa Behzadfar, Seyed Rasoul MirGhaderi.

The building will be the first governmental building removing the boundaries which call for people for more interaction. It is the first international competition after Iran revolution with international standards and encourages nightlife activities. 

The competition called for proposals for the central office building sitting on an area of 57,870.02 square meters. The project site is located at west of the Sayad Shirazi Highway and at north of the Bathaei (Moghan). 

The proposed building should have included a central office building of the National Iranian Gas Company with 35-40 floors incorporating: offices and its supportive areas such as meeting rooms, conference halls, technical and operational spaces, management restaurant and buffets, libraries and training centers, and etc.

Alongside the main building, the project should also include OGEC Convention Hall, a Gas museum - illustrating the process of achieving, refining and the way gas transmission and tutoring through virtual reality and same time experience, a Gas world trade center, Facilities, Sport Center, Temporary Hospitality for crisis and parking.

The winning proposals beat the top international offices including Rafael delahoz + Bonsar and Fuksas + Experimental branch of architecture, Enric miralles & benedetta tagliabue + Arsh 4D in the competition. 

Scroll down to see the full winners below:

1st place: Hadi Teherani Architect+ Eike Becker architekten + Design Core {4s}

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of Hadi Teherani Architect+ Eike Becker architekten + Design Core {4s}

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of Hadi Teherani Architect+ Eike Becker architekten + Design Core {4s}

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of Hadi Teherani Architect+ Eike Becker architekten + Design Core {4s}

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of Hadi Teherani Architect+ Eike Becker architekten + Design Core {4s}

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of Hadi Teherani Architect+ Eike Becker architekten + Design Core {4s}

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of Hadi Teherani Architect+ Eike Becker architekten + Design Core {4s}

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of Hadi Teherani Architect+ Eike Becker architekten + Design Core {4s}

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of Hadi Teherani Architect+ Eike Becker architekten + Design Core {4s}

2nd place: Emre Arolat Architecture + Meinhardt + Fluid Motion Architects 

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of Emre Arolat Architecture + Meinhardt + Fluid Motion Architects

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of Emre Arolat Architecture + Meinhardt + Fluid Motion Architects

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of Emre Arolat Architecture + Meinhardt + Fluid Motion Architects

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of Emre Arolat Architecture + Meinhardt + Fluid Motion Architects

Image courtesy of Emre Arolat Architecture + Meinhardt + Fluid Motion Architects

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of Emre Arolat Architecture + Meinhardt + Fluid Motion Architects

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of Emre Arolat Architecture + Meinhardt + Fluid Motion Architects

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of Emre Arolat Architecture + Meinhardt + Fluid Motion Architects

3rd place: Coop HimmelBlau + Koroush Rafiey Architectural Design Studio

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of Coop HimmelBlau + Koroush Rafiey Architectural  Design Studio

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of Coop HimmelBlau + Koroush Rafiey Architectural  Design Studio

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of Coop HimmelBlau + Koroush Rafiey Architectural  Design Studio

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of Coop HimmelBlau + Koroush Rafiey Architectural  Design Studio

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of Coop HimmelBlau + Koroush Rafiey Architectural  Design Studio

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of Coop HimmelBlau + Koroush Rafiey Architectural  Design Studio

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of Coop HimmelBlau + Koroush Rafiey Architectural  Design Studio

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of Coop HimmelBlau + Koroush Rafiey Architectural  Design Studio

4th place: 2XM + Bavand

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of 2XM + Bavand

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of 2XM + Bavand

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of 2XM + Bavand

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of 2XM + Bavand

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of 2XM + Bavand

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of 2XM + Bavand

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of 2XM + Bavand

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of 2XM + Bavand

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of 2XM + Bavand

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

Image courtesy of 2XM + Bavand

Winners Announced For NIGC Gas Urban Plaza International Competition

International jury. Image courtesy of NIGC Competition 

Construction work is scheduled to start in September 2019 and the project is expected to be completed in 2026. 

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