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No Clear Winner (yet) in Kosovo’s Central Mosque of Prishtina Competition
Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2013 |

The jury of the international architecture competition to design the Central Mosque of Prishtina, Kosovo has announced its verdict: no single first prize but two tied second prizes and one third prize were awarded.

No first prize but two tied second prizes were given to the entries 21PR22 and 1025AC

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No first prize but two tied second prizes were given to the entries 21PR22 and 1025AC

"This Mosque shall be a place where understanding, humanity, tolerance, respect and sincere love shall be cultivated and where enlightening values shall be brought forward," remarked the Grand Mufti of the Republic of Kosovo, Naim Tërnava, in his call for design proposals.

From the jury report:

136 freelance and companies were registered for the competition from which 81 submitted their projects on time.

Tied 2nd Prize: 21PR22

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Tied 2nd Prize: 21PR22

After carefully conducted evaluation of the 81 received entries, our decision is that no any entry is meritorious to be awarded with the first prize. During four sessions, five of the entries were chosen by the jury members for further evaluation. During the following three on-line sessions three entries were selected to be awarded.

Finally, the Jury anonymously decided to give two second prizes to entries with codes 21PR22 and 1025AC, and third prize to the entry with code  487DH.

Tied 2nd Prize: 1025AC

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Tied 2nd Prize: 1025AC

The organizer of the competition, The Islamic Community of the Republic of Kosovo, will invite the authors of entries 21PR22 and 1025AC to accept the Jury suggestions and, if they agree, to improve their design proposals in one month period. After that, the jury will select a design which will go further into a design implementation phase.

3rd Prize: 487DH

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3rd Prize: 487DH

The jury was comprised of Amir Pašić, Naim Tërnava, Sabri Bajgora, Ibrahim Numan, Attilio Petruccioli, Muhamet Morina, and Jusuf Xhibo.



Tags for this entry:
europe, mosque, kosovo, prishtina
Comments:
Lin
England
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Which Offices ?

Lin
England
Thursday, April 18, 2013
My Favourite is 487DE !! Kosovo take the Chance to build something fantastic and new, Not something you have Seen before!

Alexander Walter
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, April 19, 2013
Lin: Since the final (improved) design for implementation hasn't been selected from the two tied second places, the entries remain anonymous.

Negar
Tehran
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Also see:http://archinect.com/firms/project/71800239/central-mosque-of-prishtina/71800944

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