New Museum of Transport – Design Contest 2018-2019

The museum has launched an international design competition to select the best team of architects for its ambitious redevelopment program.

Category Project Competition
Type International, Project, RfQ , Restricted, Single-Stage, Onymous
Genre Museum
Country Budapest, Hungary
RegDeadline 10 September 2018 GoogleCal iCal
10 September 2018 (via Online) GoogleCal
Eligibility Architects

In 2018, an international architectural competition will be announced to establish the Museum’s new exhibition and collection venues in accordance with the European and Hungarian regulations.
The aim of the competition is to select a team, who
- are prepared to fulfil the complex design requirements of a large scale project;
- are sensitive to an inspiring, visitor-focused presentation of technical heritage and innovation;
- view the location and the built structures as a resource for creative action;
- can mobilise a complex range of expertise;
- have experience in architectural design and exhibition design duties;
- have the ambition to create a world class architectural complex;
- are motivated to participate in establishing a new, leading, innovative institution.

Dávid Vitézy, the Director General of the Hungarian Museum of Transport
Dr. Ferenc Makovényi PhD, architect, delegate of the Hungarian Chamber of Architects
Dr. László Baán、Director of the Museum of Fine Arts and the Hungarian National Gallery
Prof. Enric Batlle PhD, architect, landscape architect, founder of Battle | Roig
Nóra Demeter DLA, architect, a delegate of the Hungarian Chamber of Architects, founder of Demeter Design Studio
Zsolt Füleky, architect, Deputy States Secretary of Architecture, delegated by the Prime Minister's Office
Dr. Balázs Fürjes, State Secretary for Budapest and its Agglomeration
Prof. Pedro Gadanho, architect, curator, author, Director of the MAAT in Lisbon
Dr. István György, government commissioner of the Government Office for Budapest
Judit Z. Halmágyi DLA, architect, founder and managing partner of ZHJ Architects
Pieter Jonckers, Director of Trainworld Brussels
Kócziánné Dr. Szentpéteri Erzsébet, historian, retired Director of the Hungarian Museum of Science, Technology and Transport
Milkós Mártonffy, architect, Head of the Urban Planning Department of the Municipality of Budapest
Dr. Sándor Pap, Deputy Mayor of the Municipality District 10 Köbánya
Marcela Stainbachová PhD, architect, Architect of the Year 2016- Czech Republic
Tamás Wachsler, architect, leader of the Steindl Imre Program
Nóra Winkler, art journalist, television presenter
Csaba Horváth, architect, derector of capital projects and operations

Design Contract

Entry Fee

Announcement of the results of the pre-qualification phase: 2018. September 21
Deadline for submission of designs: 21 January 2019
Award announcement: 2019. February 28
Construction is expected to take place between 2020 and 2022.

The Hungarian Museum of Transport

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