On 1 October 2021, the City of Banja Luka has announced international general public competition for the development of a landscape urban-planning and architectural design for the park alongside the Serbian Army Boulevard in Banja Luka.
Transformation of the space, once intended for military infrastructure, into a public multifunctional city park has multiple significance for the future development of Banja Luka.
Through creative and innovative selection of activities and contents of the future park, specific for this space, the authors of the competition are given the opportunity to define different trademark, an image / a postcard of Banja Luka, unique and innovative, with a historical metaphor and pleasant for a longer stay and visit.
As stated in the announcement, this space should functionally shape the natural characteristics of the space, connect the contact purposes and develop environmental, education, esthetic and recreational surfaces. The contents of the future park and recreational zone should respond to the shortcomings that are present on the social scene of the City of Banja Luka and its surroundings, by use of sustainable, modular, adaptable, modern and multiple solutions.
The competition for the new city park will be open until 5 December 2021. The best conceptual design will receive a cash reward in the amount of 15,000 EUR.
The competition is organized digitally, and more information can be found at the following lings: https://en.banjaluka.rs.ba/competition-park-bl/.