PROJECT “THE COURTYARD OF THE GREEN HILL” WINS ARCHITECTURAL CONTEST!

The project “Courtyard of the Green Hill” won the first prize in closed architectural and urban competition of housing complex in Vilnius, Snipiskes district, Daugeliskio street. The competition was initiated by company “Apeksus”.

Courtyard of the Green Hill” is a housing complex which tamed historic wooden architecture of Snipiskes, comfortable chamber spaces and hilly silhouettes of Vilnius.

One of the fundamental postulates was development of a safe green space for the block’s community and its integration into the wider public space system (pedestrian streets, square, park). This project is an attempt to create a humane living environment of comprehensive quality by simple and somewhat non-traditional means.

Projects were evaluated by international comitee according to these criteria:

– concept of urban and architectural expression

– spacial and plan solutions of the project

– implementation and operation efficiency of the project

Second and third places were granted to architectural offices “JP architektūra” and “Vilniaus architektūros studija”, honorable mention was granted to studio “APF Grafo”.

Web site of the competition: http://www.architektusajunga.lt/naujienos/daugiabucio-snipiskese-architekturinio-konkurso-rezultatai