Baku 2016

International Architecture Festival

+7 (495) 694-59-22 The Union of Moscow ArchitectsMoscow, Granatny per., 7
Registration of the participants
Festival will take
place from 21 to 25



Supported by

Moscow Committee for Architecture
and Urban Development

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Competiton results

About festival 2016

VI International Architectural Festival "Eco-Shore" was ended.

In 2016 the festival was held on the shores of the Caspian Sea in Baku from 21 to 25 September.

The festival program included themed exhibitions brought by the representatives of the participating countries. The exhibitions brought by the foreign architects aim to demonstrate the best achievements in the field of the architectural urban coastal development space. Other activities include: a scientific conference themed "Coastal areas of Baku city - Problems and Prospects ", discussions, lectures and presentations, as well as guided tours of the new urban development in Baku.

Traditionally, the culmination of the festival was the presentation of the results of the competition for the best architectural and urban planning solution for the development of the coastal territory. In 2016, co-organizer of the festival The Union of Architects of Azerbaijan invited the participants to a rethinking of the coastal area of Baku and formulated the theme of the competition as "Regeneration of Coastal Marine Industrial Area of Baku City and its Transformation into Public Spaces"

At the closing ceremony of the festival Organising Committee thanked all the guests and participants of the "Eco-Shore 2016" for the participation in another one dialogue on the theme "Architecture and Water" and invited everyone to participate in the festival in 2017.

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Programme of The International Architectural festival «Eco-Shore» The motto of the festival - "to live ashore"

Arrival and accommodation of the guests in the Boulevard Hotel Baku (Khagani Rustamov Street 4C, AZ1000 Baku, Azerbaijan, 

Phone: +994 12 310 0010).

19.30 - Evening boat trip on the waters of Baku Bay.

The bus leaves from the hotel at 19.10

The bus leaves from the hotel at 10.00

10:30 - Press Conference of the Organisers of the festival in “Baku Business Center” (44 Neftchilar ave., 

Phone: + 994 12 497 32 40).

11:00 - Grand Opening Ceremony in “Baku Business Center”. 

Presentation of the exhibitions.

12:00 - Presentation of the exhibition of students and young architects "Materials KNAUF».

Awarding of the winners (“Baku Business Center”).

12:30 - Tour guide to the Wine and vodka factory. The bus leaves from the  Baku Business Center at 12.30. 

15:00 -Guided Tour. Visiting the Old city: "Icheri Sheher", the Maiden Tower, Palace of the Shirvankhans.

19:30 -Gala Dinner (“Baku Business Center”).

The bus leaves to the hotel.

10:00-13:40 - Scientific Conference: “Coastal areas of Baku city - Problems and Prospects” (“Baku Business Center”).

15:00-17:00For young architects: Architectural School "Evolution": workshop for young architects, a round-table, an exhibition of projects (“Baku Business Center”). Presentation: "Innovative technology Benpan" (Milorad Radulovic, Company MOBILSTORY XXI).

18:00-20:00 - Masterclasses: Totan Kuzembaev (Moscow, Russia) and Egon Berzins (Riga, Latvia)

The bus leaves from «Baku Business Center».

10:00 -13.00 - Tour of Baku city: Visiting the Heydar Aliyev Center, the International Congress Centre.

The bus leaves from the hotel at 10.00

14:00 - Visiting the beach resort “Sea Breeze Resort” in Nardaran (collection of the participants in the lobby of the Boulevard Hotel Baku).

The bus leaves from the hotel at 14.00

18:30 - Closing ceremony of the Festival. 

Announcement of the competition results and Festival dinner. (“Sea Breeze Resort”).

23:00 - Departure to the hotel (“Boulevard Hotel Baku”)

Departure of the participants and guests

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