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Get to Grips with Guggenheim Helsinki's Record-Breaking Competition with this Infographic Video

Get to Grips with Guggenheim Helsinki's Record-Breaking Competition with this Infographic Video

By now, when the design competition for the Guggenheim Helsinki is mentioned, one number probably comes to mind: 1,715, the record-breaking number of submissions which the competition received. But how can this number be put into perspective? Why, with more numbers of course. Take 5,769 for example, which is the total height in meters of all the A1 presentation boards arranged vertically. Or take 18,336,780, the estimated value in Euros of all the work submitted.

Check out this great video from Taller de Casquería, which gives a rundown of all of the mind-blowing statistics generated by the competition, and concludes with this strong message to the Guggenheim itself: "These are incredible figures that show the impact that the Guggenheim Foundation has throughout the world... Guggenheim should document this to recognize their success in helping to shape a global community, dedicated to visual culture."

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Cite: Rory Stott. "Get to Grips with Guggenheim Helsinki's Record-Breaking Competition with this Infographic Video" 12 Nov 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/566972/get-to-grips-with-guggenheim-helsinki-s-record-breaking-competition-with-this-infographic-video/> ISSN 0719-8884
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