Pre-qualification for The Munch/Stenersen Museum


1. ”Lambda” by Herreros Arquitectos (Spain)

2. ”Yin-Yang” byREX Architecture (USA)

2. “Girls on the bridge” byChrist & Gantenbein (Sveints) og Lie Øyen Arkitekter (Norway)

Here you will find the jurys verdict. The jury-report will be released after Easter


HAV Eiendom AS invites teams to submit requests for qualification for The New Munch Museum, which will house the work of the artist and will be built in the Björvika Bay, in Oslo, Norway. The program includes 22000m2 for the new Museum, a new building for the Stenersen Collection, and 25000m2 of additional program within neighboring properties. The total building program will be around 50000m2.

Category Project Competition / Competition Result
Type International, Project, RfQ, Restricted, Two-Stage
Genre Museum
Country Oslo, Norway
RegDeadline 10 October 2008 GoogleCal iCal
10 October 2008
Eligibility Architects

Competitors should deliver a master plan for the area considering how the museum programmatic logistics can be integrated within the city context; the ambition for the Munch Museum building is that it should deliver a strong conceptual and architectural solution, together with a clear and functional organization. This invitation is open to international teams, and the official competition language is Scandinavian and English.

The aim of the pre-qualification
The objective at this phase of the procurement process is to pre-qualify up to 10 suppliers for participation in a planning and design competition. Concurrent with the implementation of the prequalification, the principal is inviting other architects/ architect offices direct to participate in the competition. The architects that the promoter is inviting direct will be respected and recognised figures in the international architect environment. The 20 participants to the planning and design competition will finally compete under the same conditions.

Not yet announced

Criteria for pre-qualification
- The applicant’s capacity to participate to the competition
- Professional expertise
- Professional attitude and motivation for the assignment

Entry Fee

Deadline for questions: 3. October 2008
Announcement of suppliers in the competition: 21. October 2008
Kick-off seminar: 6. November 2008
Deadline for questions: 2. February 2009
Deadline for submission of proposals: 25. February 2009

City of Oslo, HAV Eiendom AS

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