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Three Shortlisted for Contemporary Arts Center in Moscow

The Ministry of Culture of Russian Federation has unveiled three shortlisted proposals for Moscow’s National Centre of Contemporary Arts (NCCA). The competition, now in its second and final stage, has selected these finalists from a longlist of ten, leaving behind proposals from Steven Holl Architects and other well-respected practices. 

Planned to become Russia’s main national institution for contemporary arts, the NCCA will host a variety of permanent and temporary exhibitions, as well as lectures, professional conferences, concerts, performances, studios, art education facilities and more.

The three shortlisted finalists (and projects) are: 

  • Heneghan Peng Architects (Ireland)
  • Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos (Spain)
  • MEL (Russia)

Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos' NCCA proposal. Image Courtesy of NCCA
Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos' NCCA proposal. Image Courtesy of NCCA
MEL's NCCA proposal. Image Courtesy of NCCA
MEL's NCCA proposal. Image Courtesy of NCCA

A winner will be announced early next year. 

Reference: NCCA

Cite:Karissa Rosenfield. "Three Shortlisted for Contemporary Arts Center in Moscow" 16 Dec 2013. ArchDaily. Accesed . <http://www.archdaily.com/458921/three-shortlisted-for-contemporary-arts-center-in-moscow/>