The concept of the second reconstruction stage of the Voronezh Central Park received a golden certificate of the Russian National Award for Landscape Architecture, Head of the Regional Department of Natural Resources and Ecology Alexey Karyakin reported during the meeting with Head of the Region Alexander Gusev. The results of the awards were summed up on Friday, November 23. The prize is the highest professional award of national significance in landscape architecture, landscape gardening, beautification and planting of greenery.

The jury of the international contest for the development of the concept of the second reconstruction stage of the Voronezh Central Park gave the first place to Dutch company West 8 urban design & landscape architecture b.v. The winner company must improve its concept with consideration of recommendations and requests of the jury members before mid-December of 2018. The final version of the concept will be introduced in late December. Alexander Gusev ordered to prepare propositions on forming additional connections between the park space and the city environment to attract more citizens. The work will be supervised by Alexey Karyakin.

The development concept of the Lomovskoy Natural Landscape Park was marked out in the “Best Territory Rebranding Solution” category. The transformation of the Lomovskoy Natural Landscape Park in Vorobyovsky District will start in 2019. The tourism object received a new positioning concept based on the “landscape theatre” idea.