Diyar Al Muharraq, the leading real estate development company in the Kingdom of Bahrain, announced the launch of its Design Feature Competition. The window for submissions opened on the 13th of September, 2022 and closes Thursday, the 27th of October 2022, wherein the competition calls on all creatives across Bahrain to design an architectural landmark for the entrance of Diyar Al Muharraq.
Through this competition, Diyar Al Muharraq is aiming to encourage creativity and innovation by asking the candidates to develop a unique concept that seamlessly blends between traditional and contemporary architecture, embracing the vision behind the City’s Masterplan which is rooted in the history, culture, and traditions of the Kingdom of Bahrain, all while cementing itself as a future-ready and sustainable model city.
The submitted designs are required to be comprehensive, including plan views, elevations, renders and sketches, in addition to a detailed proposal taking into consideration the reasonable technical, fiscal, and professional limitations. Those interested in partaking in this competition can visit Diyar Al Muharraq’s website where they will be able find a detailed project brief in addition to the portal where they can share their submissions.
Submissions will be reviewed and shortlisted by Diyar Al Muharraq representatives, who will then invite the selected candidates to Diyar’s headquarters to present their design concepts. Upon completion of the evaluation process, the first-place winner will receive US$ 50,000, the second-place winner will receive US$ 20,000 and finally, the third-place winner will receive US$ 10,000.
Commenting on the occasion, Eng. Ahmed Ali Al Ammadi, Chief Executive Officer of Diyar Al Muharraq, said, “This competition comes as part of our efforts at Diyar Al Muharraq to give creatives the liberty to express their creativity, and to involve them in developing a design feature that serves as a gateway into our fully-integrated City, whether it’s a single design similar to a gate, a pedestrian bridge, or two separate elements on either side of the entrance. We are excited to see the designs that the participants will submit, and to view Diyar Al Muharraq from their perspective.”
Diyar Al Muharraq is the largest integrated residential city in the Kingdom of Bahrain, characterized by its luxurious lifestyle and its preservation of traditional family values of Bahraini community. This comes in addition to its balanced mix of commercial, entertainment, and health facilities that encompasses a smart, self-contained, futuristic model city.