Ten Firms Shortlisted for the Final Stage of Moscow’s New NCCA
The Jury announced the list of participants of the second stage. During the press conference on October 1, 2013 competition Jury announced the names of 10 participants of the second phase of the International competition for the architectural concept of museum and exhibition complex of the New National centre for contemporary arts.
The international competition to design the New National Centre for Contemporary Arts in Moscow was held in two stages and its now entering its final phase with ten offices selected to make a final concept proposal for the design of the biggest institution of contemporary art in Russia. Five offices were selected through a “preliminary concept” proposal while five firms were shortlisted through their “dossiers”. The ten architectural firms are:
UNK Project (Russia)
WAI Architecture Think Tank (China)
Anton Barklyanski (Russia)
Ghirardelli Giancarlo Architect (Italy)
Steven Holl Architects (USA)
Nieto Sobejano (Spain)
Heneghan Peng (Ireland)
Alejandro Aravena (Chile)
The international jury of curators, museum and art institution directors, and architects included Maria Baibakova (Director and Chief Curator, BAIBAKOV art projects, Russia); Bart de Baere (Director, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen (MuH...