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Submission: August 31, 2018
RegistrationAugust 30, 2018
Language: English
Location: New York, USA
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

In October 1959, when the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum opened the doors to its new building on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue, it promptly became “the obligatory topic of every New York conversation The last built work by Frank Lloyd Wright, who had died earlier that year at 91, was not showered with praise, as one might now expect, but pelted with criticism. Almost everyone felt that the architecture of the museum dominated the paintings and the art inside. Such was the power of FLW’s architecture. Wright’s building made it socially and culturally acceptable for an architect to design a highly expressive, intensely personal museum. In this sense, almost every museum of our time is a child of the Guggenheim.

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switch_architecture competition

Submission: March 24, 2018
Registration:  March 24, 2018
Language: English
Location: Tallinn, Estonia
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open Ideas

 

The Estonian Institute of Historical Memory has launched an international design competition to find the best designs for an international museum of the crimes of communism, which is to be established in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. The objective of the design competition is to find a contemporary, attractive and visitor-friendly design for the museum’s architecture, exposition and interior design.

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red terror museum

Submission: April 30, 2018
Registration:  April 29, 2018
Language: English
Location: London, UK
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Carl Sandburg has accurately described language as the most indispensable tool in the life of us social animals, men. Men have traversed through ages and grown into the most superior race on Earth because of their advanced linguistic and communication skills. Human language is unique in comparison to other forms of communication, as it allows us to produce a vast range of expressions and emotions from a finite set of elements. Continue reading

london museum architecture competition

Submission: August 31, 2017
Registration: August 27, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The aim of the “Showing” competition is to develop a design proposal for the museum typology, intended as a place of display for objects and/or concepts of interest. It is asked to the participants to create innovative and unconventional projects on this theme, questioning the very basis of the notion of museums. Many architecture and design projects have already proposed new ways to experience the museum, establishing the architecture of the museum itself as a piece of art and object of display, or defining new ways of interaction and experience with the public. Continue reading

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