Recently announced were the winners of the New Taipei City Museum of Art competition. The main objective of this competition was to build a world-class museum of art through a conceptual design. It was to be creative and its visionary schemes are sought in order to give the New Taipei City Museum of Art a fresh look and versatile art exhibition space. The design teams from all over the world were invited to challenge their imagination, pursue new possibilities for modern art museums and help New Taipei City create an artistic icon for the new century! The team of Peter Boronski and Jean-Loup Baldacci was named the first prize winners while Kengo Kuma & Associatesand Federico Soriano Pelaez followed with the second and third place awards. More information on the award winning designs after the break.
1st place: Peter Boronski and Jean-Loup Baldacci Nationality: New Zealand (Practice Architect in Japan) and France (Practice Architect in Japan)
2nd place: Kengo Kuma / Kengo Kuma & Associates Nationality: Japan Joint Participant: Masato Araya / OAK Structure Design Office Nationality: Japan Atsuro Oka / P.T. Morimura & Associates, Ltd. Nationality: Japan
3rd place: Federico Soriano Pelaez Nationality: Spain
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