In collaboration with the Colombian Society of Architects, the National Centre for Historical Memory (NCHM) has announced a new international competition to design Colombia's National Museum of Memory. Commemorating decades-long internal conflict in Colombia, the competition is part of a series of initiatives to make reparations to victims of the unrest, and will be the first national museum constructed in the midst of ongoing armed conflict. It is hoped that the museum will bring together mainstream historical accounts and "voices of resistance" to create a cultural landmark that is "restorative, monumental and memorial in nature." On June 1, the organizers will conduct a competition Q&A live stream in Spanish, after which point competition registration will be open until June 19. Entries can be submitted until July 29, with a winner announced on August 13. To read more about the competition and to register, click here.
Call for Entries in Competition to Design Colombia's National Museum of History
Cite: Patricia Arcilla. "Call for Entries in Competition to Design Colombia's National Museum of History" 30 May 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/636838/call-for-entries-in-competition-to-design-colombia-s-national-museum-of-history> ISSN 0719-8884
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