OPEN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

OF URBAN LANDSCAPE DESIGN

"FLOWER JAM"

 

AUGUST — SEPTEMBER 2018

NEWS

05.05.2018

We are glad and thrilled to announce a New Nomination!

The Open International Competition of Urban Landscape Design “Flower Jam”- 2018 has announced an additional professional nomination category: "The Urban Recreation Center". Applications will be accepted from May 5th until May 20th, 2018. The deadline for the projects is May 31.

 

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26.04.2018

The Expert Committee selected the finalists

We are pleased to announce the selection of the finalist projects in the professional nominations for the Open International Competition of Urban Landscape Design “Flower Jam”- 2018. The number of works selected for the realization exceeded that originally planned.

 

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23.04.2018

The first meeting of the Expert Committee

April 24 – 25, Zaryadye Park Moscow, takes place the first meeting of the Expert Committee of the Open International Competition of Urban Landscape Design “Flower Jam”, which will start already for the second time in Moscow later at the end of August 2018.

 

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PRESS-RELEASE

The application for the participation in the Open International Competition of Urban Landscape Design  "Flower jam" - 2018 is open.

 

The competition will be held in the public open spaces in Moscow.  At the end of August the works of the participants and special projects of the Jury members will decorate the squares, streets and greeneries of the capital becoming a part of the urban landscape solution. The theme of this year's show garden competition is BRIGHT COLOURS.

 

Detailed information about the competition  – here

STAGES OF COMPETITION

The Competition will be held in 3 steps:

Stage 1 - application and selection of finalists

Participants submit applications which include information about the participant, a portfolio of relevant projects and a sketch of the idea of the show garden.

The last date of projects submission for the applicants is 30/05/2018 11 pm.

Detailed requirements for submitting an application are provided in the "Contest terms and requirements".

Stage 2 - work out of documentation for the implementation of exhibition gardens

The finalists of the competition selected by the Expert Council on the basis of submitted applications, develop documentation for the subsequent implementation of their projects submitted at the first stage.

Stage 3 - implementation of exhibition gardens and selection of the best projects

Central streets and squares will be decorated with the exhibition gardens and flower beds which will form attractive urban open spaces, green oasis for citizens.

The winners will be selected by the Jury voting. The results of the competition and the names of the winners will be announced within the framework of the city festival "Flower jam" at the end of August.

THE SCHEDULE

1

STAGE

Participants submit applications in professional and student’s nominations

MARCH — MAY

The Expert Advice chooses the projects for implementation

MAY

2

STAGE

Working on projects by finalists with the support of Mentors. Announcement of the finalists whose projects will be implemented.

APRIL — MAY

Preparing project documentations for the implementation of show-gardens

MAY — JULY

Implementation of projects

AUGUST

Jury work: judgement of implemented projects and selection of winners

AUGUST

3

STAGE

Opening Ceremony of the festival. Announcing of winners in professional and student nominations

AUGUST

The amateurs Competition (The registration will be held on the Festival sites, the addresses will be announced later)

SEPTEMBER

International landscape Forum

SEPTEMBER

Announcement of winners of the Competition in the amateur nomination

SEPTEMBER

EXPERT COMMITTEE

Peter Fink

The sculptor-monumentalist, urban landscape designer, author of world-famous landscape projects

United Kingdom

Matthew Childs

The garden designer, multiple prize-winner of RHS exhibitions, Chelsea-2014, "Gardens and People"

United Kingdom

Adele Sironi

The architect, the founder of the studio "Architettosironi", the prize-winner of the national award for landscape architecture ALAROS-2017

Italy

Olga Cherdantseva

Chief curator of the gardens of the Russian Museum, head of the working group of the Festival "Imperial Gardens of Russia"

Russia

Gleb Kalyuzhnyuk

Landscape architect, director of the studio "Geografiti"

Russia

Natalia Borisova

Master of Landscape architecture, the multiple prize-winner of the exhibition "Gardens and People", the author of the special project "Meeting place" on Nikolskaya street of the festival 2017

Russia

Marina Ponomareva

Curator of landscape design study at the School of Design of the Higher School of Economics

Russia

Mikhail Shulga-Mikhailov

The owner of the nursery of ornamental plants and landscape design studio

Russia

Andrey Koroviansky

Landscape architect

Belarus

Diana Sabirova

Landscape designer, multiple prize-winner of exhibitions "Gardens and People" Moscow Flower Show

Russia

Ekaterina Samukhina

Deputy General Director  in JSC "Institute for Environmental Design and Research”. Chief Project Engineer.

Russia

JURY OF THE COMPETITION

Carrie Preston

Garden designer. The best landscape Designer 2016 according to the American Association of Landscape Designers

Holland

Mario Bonicelli

Architect, multiple-awards winner: IQU Award, Riabita Award, etc. The co-founder of Arketipos

Italy

Taisiya Iosifovna Wolftrub

landscape architect President of the Association landscape architects of Russia

Russia

Irina Savvateeva

Director of Plants nursery

Russia

James Basson

Landscape architect, multiple award winner of RHS exhibitions, winner of Chelsea-2017, SGD winner

United Kingdom

Ain Jarve

Director of the historical

Park "Kadriorg", landscape architect, organizer of the annual flower festival in Tallinn

Estonia

Artem Parshin

Chief landscape architect of the Botanical Garden of the Moscow State University "Aptekarsky Garden"

Russia

Elena Dubnova

The founder of the studio "Architecture of a living form", the prize-winner "Best Landscape Company of the Year" at the national award ALAROS, a multiple winner of show garden competitions.

Russia

Igor Safiullin

Head of the department for the planting preservation and garden maintenance of the park "Zaryadye" in 2016-2017

Russia

Elena Konstantinova

Director of the educational and practical center "Blooming Planet", landscape designer, botanist

Russia

Sergey Nits

Garden designer. The best landscape

architect 2017 according to the national award of AlAROS

Russia

NEW NOMINATION

Professional nomination «Urban place for rest»

The place for rest with mobile flower beds and shrubs in containers can be easily constructed in urban public spaces in Moscow where the real garden can not be build.

First time the contest was held in the Summer of 2017 in the framework of the city festival "Moscow Summer. Flower jam."

 

This was confirmed at the VIII Russian National Award for Landscape Architecture, where the festival "Moscow Summer. Flower Jam." became the winner in the category Event of the Year ".

 

Temporary projects of the contest participants of the competition and special projects of curators and the professional jury members decorated the squares, streets and boulevards of the capital, becoming a part of the city landscape. This was unique experience in the world practice of landscape design competitions which proved to be very successful.

 

During the festival these projects were seen by 7.2 million Moscovites and visitors of the capital. The gardens became so popular among citizens that some of them remained in the city until October.

 

A total of 260 flower gardens, 9 exhibition gardens and 4 special projects were constructed. It took more than 60 000 flowers and plants to create them.

PARTNERS

President of the Association landscape architects of Russia

multiple award winner of RHS exhibitions, winner of Chelsea-2017, SGD winner

architect of the Botanical Garden of the Moscow State University "Aptekarsky Garden"

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