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World Cup 2018 legacy: four international consortiums reached the final of the competition

20.05.2020 Source: Official website of the competition


The jury meeting for the master plan of the territory adjacent to the Samara Arena stadium was held in the online broadcast format.

Local and federal experts, who are members of the jury chaired by the governor of the Samara Region Dmitry Azarov, reviewed 27 applications from 76 companies from 15 countries live and selected teams that will work with the 2018 World Cup legacy in the second stage of the competition by voting.

The jury named four participants instead of three, which was an unprecedented decision. The finalists who continue the struggle for the title of winner of the competition are:

1st place

Consortium: LLC Drees and Sommer (Moscow)

  •  CSIGHT GmbH (Hamburg)
  •  Center of Competence for Major Housing Estates (Berlin)

2nd place

Consortium: IND architects (Moscow)

  •  UNStudio (Amsterdam)
  •  AB "HOUSE" (Samara)
  •  KNIGHT FRANK (Moscow)
  •  Spectrum Holding (Moscow)
  •  JTP (London)
  •  NIITDH (Moscow)

3rd place

Consortium: KPMG Joint Stock Company

  •  LAND Srl (Milan)
  •  LLC "Architectural Bureau Asadova" (Moscow)
  •  FSBEI of HE "Samara State Technical University" (Samara)

4th place

Consortium: AURORA GROUP (Moscow)

  •  PwC (UK, London)
  •  AUKETT SWANKE (London)
  •  PHOSPHORIS (Paris)

These teams will create their own concepts aimed at unlocking the potential of the 2018 World Cup heritage and the tourism potential of Samara.