Valparaiso Cultural Center competition results

1st Prize - Jonathan Holmes, Martin Labbé, Carolina Portugueis, Osvaldo Spichiger

The winners of the Cultural Center competition in were just announced. The competition came after a proposal from brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer was rejected. The Cultural Center will be built where the former prison stood for the last 150 years.

The winning projects are:

1st Prize – Jonathan Holmes, Martín Labbé, Carolina Portugueis, Osvaldo Spichiger
2nd Prize – Patricio Mardones, Juan Francisco Garcés, Felipe Ortiz, Pablo Ropert, Rocío Costa
3rd Prize – oficina de arquitectura + Paisajes Emergentes (featured today on AD Futures)

For more information on the winning projects, click here (in spanish).
Images of the winning projects, after the break.

Cite: Jordana, Sebastian. "Valparaiso Cultural Center competition results" 25 Mar 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed 22 May 2015. <>
  • odris

    i like the 2nd Prize….

  • Jordan S.

    I like the 3rd prize renderings! Tasty.

  • Carlo

    and i like the 1st prize…i win.