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SANAA and Jean Nouvel Among Seven Invited to Design Hungarian Museum Complex

SANAA and Jean Nouvel Among Seven Invited to Design Hungarian Museum Complex
SANAA and Jean Nouvel Among Seven Invited to Design Hungarian Museum Complex , Liget Budapest Competition Entry (click for more). Image © Fundamental
Liget Budapest Competition Entry (click for more). Image © Fundamental

An international jury behind Budapest’s new National Gallery has launched a second and invited competition for a select few of the industry’s best after the first, open competition lead to “disappointing” results. Jean Nouvel, David Chipperfield, Mecanoo, Nieto Sobejano, Renzo Piano, SANAA and Snøhetta have been asked to submit proposals for a 5-building museum complex on the edge of Városliget, one of the city’s main parks. It will house the new National Gallery, the Ludwig Museum, an ethnography museum, architecture museum and photography museum.

The competition, known as the Liget Project, is being directed by jury members Wim Pijbes, the director of the Rijksmuseum, and Henri Loyrette, former director of the Louvre in Paris.

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "SANAA and Jean Nouvel Among Seven Invited to Design Hungarian Museum Complex " 06 Nov 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/564870/sanaa-and-jean-nouvel-among-seven-invited-to-design-hungarian-museum-complex/> ISSN 0719-8884
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