[BUENOS AIRES] New Contemporary Art Museum

The aim of this International Competition is to design a New Contemporary Art Museum in the Heart of Buenos Aires. The architecture of this new building should reflect contemporary design tendencies.

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students
Type International, Idea, Open, Single-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Museum
Country Buenos Aires, Argentine
Registration Deadline 30 June 2012 (See "Entry Fee" below) GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 5 July 2012 (via Online) GoogleCal
Eligibility All

Description
The aim of this International Competition is to design a New Contemporary Art Museum in the Heart of Buenos Aires. The architecture of this new building should reflect contemporary design tendencies.
The proposal must not only attend to the specific function but the design should also take into consideration the urban insertion and its impact. This Competition hopes to achieve the following:
- Encourage and reward design excellence which integrates function and structure within the art world.
- Research, respond to and highlight the unique aspects of designing an original Contemporary Art Museum.
- To generate the discussion of ideas regarding the functionality of an art exibition space.
- Encourage the employment of sustainable design in all aspects of the proposal.

Jury
Adeline Piel Architect / Fashion Designer (French)
Constantinos Bouras Architect / Urbanist / Lecturer (Greek)
Santiago Frías Architect / Lecturer (Argentinian)

Prize
1st PRIZE: US$ 3,000
2nd PRIZE: US$ 1,600
3rd PRIZE: US$ 800
7 honorable mentions

Entry Fee
Early Bird Registration: US$ 80 from 15th March to 01st May 2012
Late Registration: US$ 120 from 02nd May to 30th June 2012

Entries
A single (1) board horizontal digital image (3500 width x 2600 height (pixels))

Timetable
Jury Evaluation: 10th July - 17th July 2012
Announcement of Winners and Publication at www.ac-ca.org: 20th July 2012

Links
Past winners

Organizer
[AC-CA]

Official Website
http://www.ac-ca.org/en/home

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