Open Call: Brno New Main Train Station (International Urban Transport Architectural Competition)

The subject of the Competition is that the design of the new Brno main railway station (Czech Republic), including roofing and platform design, interior layout design, location of the most passenger hall, facade of railway buildings, appearance of the railway body, design of bridge structures and related public spaces within the detail level of an urban-transport-architectural study.

Part of the planning is additionally to seek out the optimal location and appearance of the bus terminal , conveyance transfer terminal, parking lots, taxi service stations and bicycle storage. The proposal must take under consideration both their connection to the urban transport network and their interconnections, especially with reference to the standard of pedestrian movement and pedestrian access through the railway body and, last but not least, the links to the urban structure of the new district.

The design also includes an entire solution of the station forecourt and therefore the area behind the station, including buildings consistent with the development programme.

Seeing because it may be a place located on the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T), the development will, with its significance and purpose, significantly exceed the town borders and it’ll even be a crucial transport terminal for all kinds of conveyance . This important public building will become not only the new entrance gate to the town of Brno, but also the Centre of a replacement district south of the historic city center .

The objective of the Competition is to find a comprehensive solution for a transport hub that will be comfortable for passengers, become part of the city’s urban structure and image, and at the same time offer an attractive and public space in its vicinity.

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