Close your eyes and imagine birds chirping, flowers blooming, peace and quiet all around you while you drink your morning coffee without having to worry about being at least 2 meters away from someone. Well, that is the reality of those who have houses in the county side in this time of social isolation because of the coronavirus epidemic.
The Italian architect Claudio Nordi received the first award in the international competition for a new Veliko Tarnovo centre. His development was awarded 25,000 euros. It provides 15-story buildings with gardens between floors, a 6,000-square-meter congress centre, underground parking, a modern library and several museums.
An international jury, which was led by Prof. Arch. Georgi Stanishev reviewed 62 works that competed in the contest just for a day and a half. All projects will be made available to the public for feedback.