Marbella Town Hall has received a total of eleven proposals for the ideas competition for the project of the new Municipal Stadium Antonio Lorenzo Cuevas, a project for which the citizens will be able to give their opinion and make suggestions through the municipal website on the designs presented, as announced on Monday by the mayor, Ángeles Muñoz.
This has been highlighted by the councilor after the Governing Board, where she has valued that the volume of offers “guarantees that this route was the most appropriate for an initiative of this magnitude”, pointing out that the proposals will be evaluated within two months by a technical jury.
Muñoz, who has emphasized that “he is a pvery important step in the planning of this great infrastructure that this year we are going to have the project already drafted”, he stressed that the objective is for the new equipment “to be a emblematic work and a hallmark of sport in Marbella”.
“It will be a new iModern, sustainable and functional sports facility with capacity for the new uses that the city requires”, pointed out the first mayor, who has pointed out in this sense that it will have capacity for more than 8,000 spectators, covered and approved indoor athletics track, gym, fitness room and parking, among others.
In this sense, he has alluded to the fact that “there are some general criteria set by the City Council and that they have to be respected”, detailed the mayor, who has elaborated that since it is a contest of ideas, the architecture studios present their proposal only under a motto.
Their identity will only be known once the jury rules, which will be made up of architects, technicians and a person in charge of the Procurement unit “so that there is absolute freedom when deciding” and which, according to what has been established, has deadline until June 11 to make your choice known.
The jury will value technical, sporting, economic, innovation and environmental criteria”, the mayor has broken down, who has indicated that the winners of the ideas contest will be in charge of the project drafting and project management of the work, which will have a budget close to one million euros, while the construction of the stadium has an estimated cost of 18 million euros. “We are in talks with other administrations so that there can be co-financing”, he pointed out about the works of the future sports facility.
According to the citizen participation in this first phase of the project, has highlighted that “we want to have, in addition to the technical opinion, that of the neighbors and that of the athletes”. For this, he has announced that in the month of May it will be available for check the municipal website for information on the eleven proposals presented by the different architecture studios so that they can transfer their opinions and suggestions electronically. “It is an infrastructure that is going to be right in the center of the city and must have popular support,” he added.