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Four Design Teams Shortlisted for Australia's State Library Vision 2020 Project

Four Design Teams Shortlisted for Australia's State Library Vision 2020 Project
Four Design Teams Shortlisted for Australia's State Library Vision 2020 Project, State Library of Victoria. Image © Flickr CC User Matthew Paul Argall
State Library of Victoria. Image © Flickr CC User Matthew Paul Argall

Four architectural design teams have been chosen to submit designs for the $83.1 million State Library Victoria Vision 2020 Redevelopment Project in Victoria, Australia.

The large-scale project includes the restoration of the historic Queen’s Hall, reopening of the library’s Russell Street entrance, an e-Town Hall, and new spaces for early learning, digital media, entrepreneurship, and exhibitions.

The four shortlisted teams are:

The teams were evaluated and selected based on their previous experience with similar projects, design skills, and knowledge with respect to refurbishing historic buildings and cultural innovations.

The winner of the competition will be announced in March 2016, with construction beginning in 2017.

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Cite: Sabrina Santos. "Four Design Teams Shortlisted for Australia's State Library Vision 2020 Project" 27 Dec 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/779309/four-design-teams-shortlisted-for-australias-state-library-vision-2020-project/> ISSN 0719-8884

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