[ TOKYO ] Music Centre

Submission: July 03, 2015
Registration:  June 30, 2015
Language: English
Location Tokyo, Japan
Prizes1st Prize:$3,500,  2nd Prize:$1700, 3rd Prize:$800


Tokyo is the capital of Japan and the center of the greater Tokyo area. The city is in the region on the southeastern side of the main island and is the most populous metropolitan area in the world.
Music comes from the Greek “mousike” in relation to an art inspired by muses. Music is the art of combining sounds and silences, in a way that creates harmony and usually transmits an emotion.

Music and Architecture are the only arts that surround you”.

music Centre can also be know as a “Per- forming Arts Centre” hosting a variety of classical, contemporary such as jazz, world music and to present other forms of musicaccompanied performances.

The aim of this International Competition is to design a new Music Centre in the heart ofTokyo. The architecture of this new building should reflect contemporary design tendencies. The proposal must not only attend to the specific function but also take into consideration the urban context and impact. This competition hopes to achieve the following:

_Encourage and reward design excellence at a large scale which integrates function, structure and details.
_Research, respond to and highlight the unique aspects of designing a cultural building.
_To generate the discussion of ideas regarding the relation between Architecture andMusic.
_Encourage the employment of sustainable design in all aspects of the proposal.

This is a single stage Competition with the aim of identifying the most appropriate proposal, which best satisfies the general and specific objectives of the contest.

Architects, Architecture Graduated, Engineers and Students. Interdisciplinary teams are also encouraged to enter the Competition.

Submissions can be the work of an individual or a group up to 4 members and there is no age limit.

Winning participants will receive prizes totaling US$ 6,000 with the distribution as follows:
1st PRIZE: US$ 3,500
2nd PRIZE: US$ 1,700
3rd PRIZE: US$ 800
There will also be 7 honorable mentions.

_Competition Officially Announced –  28th February 2015
_Start of Competition – 04th March 2015
_Closing Date for Registration – 30th June 2015
_Closing Date for Submissions –  03rd July 2015

Note: this is an open international competition hosted by [AC-CA] to generate progressive contemporary design ideas.There are no plans for the Music centre to be built.

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