Museum and Educational Centre of the Polytechnic Museum and Lomonosov Moscow State University

Result

Consortium of MASSIMILIANO FUKSAS Architetto (Italy) and SPEECH (Russia) was selected as the Winner of the Competition for designing the Museum and Educational Centre of the Polytechnic Museum and Lomonosov Moscow State University. This decision was made at the meeting of the Polytechic museum Board of Trustees held on March 26, 2013 chaired by Shuvalov I.I., the First deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation.

Shortlisted
1. PROJECT MEGANOM (RUSSIA) and JOHN MCASLAN & PARTNERS (UK)
2. MECANOO International B.V. (THE NETHERLANDS) and TPO REZERV (RUSSIA)
3. Farshid Moussavi Architecture (UK) and Rozhdestvenka Architectural bureau (RUSSIA)
4. MASSIMILIANO FUKSAS Architetto (ITALIA) and SPEECH (RUSSIA)
5. 3XN A/S (DENMARK) and ASADOV Architectural Studio (RUSSIA)
6. LEESER ARCHITECTURE (USA) and ABD Architects (RUSSIA)

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Overview

The Polytechnic Museum Development Foundation acting within the framework of the Cooperation agreement concluded between the Polytechnic Museum and Lomonosov Moscow State University announces the International Architectural Design Competition for the Museum and Educational Centre of the Polytechnic Museum and Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia) that starts on October 18, 2012.

Category Competition Result / Project Competition
Type International, Project, Restricted, Two-Stage
Genre Museum
Country Russia
Registration Deadline 19 November 2012 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 4 February 2013 GoogleCal
Eligibility Technically competent and professional russian and international architectural practices that have strong experience in producing design and design documentation, leading construction (reconstruction) works for museums, exhibition complexes, cultural and educational facilities of gross area not less than 10,000 square meters, having allowance to produce design documentation in Russia. If the foreign company does not have a valid allowance on the territory of the Russian Federation, it is possible to form the consortium with a Russian partner, having such an allowance.

Description
In 2010, a project was launched to renovate Moscow Polytechnic Museum, one of the largest in the world and one of the oldest technical museums in Russia. In 2011, Event Communications Ltd. developed the Polytechnic Museum’s makeover and development concept. In 2013, the historic building will be closed for reconstruction. The development concept includes construction of a new Musem and Educational Centre of the Moscow Polytechnic Museum and the Moscow State University.
The Museum and Educational Centre is envisaged as a meeting point for the Russian and international scientific community. This will help it to keep abreast of time and ensure that its exhibits, educational programmes and interaction with the visitors are up to the mark.
The new building will provide access to the public displays of the Polytechnic Museum for the interested visitors. As a true world-class educational hub, the Centre will enrich Moscow’s cultural landscape.
It will embrace an Science-Art Gallery designed to become a hi-tech dynamic environment for temporary exhibitions related to the pressing science and social issues, a Science Movie Theatre, a Science Media Centre and so on.

Jury
James Alexander (Great Britain), CEO at Event Communications Ltd.
Andrey Vladimirovich Bokov, General Director of the Moscow State Unitary Enterprise “Moscow Research and Development Institute for the Culture, Recreation, Health and Sport Facilities ‘Mosproekt-4’”, President of the Russia’s Union of Architects
Caroline Bos (The Netherlands), Co-Founder/Principal Urban Planner of UNStudio
Andrey Evgenievich Busygin, Deputy Minister of culture of the Russian Federation
Robert Firmhofer (Poland), Director of the Copernicus Science Centre (Warsaw), President of the Ecsite European Network of science centres and museums
Jan Kleihues (Germany), Architect, Founder of Kleihues+Kleihues Architects
Sergey Olegovich Kuznetsov, Chief Architect of Moscow, First Deputy Chair of the Moscow Architecture and Urban Development Committee
Nikolay Alexandrovich Novikov, Head of the Capital Construction Division at MSU
Grigory Isaakavoch Revzin, Architecture reviewer and publicist
Julia Vasilyevna Shakhnovskaya, Deputy General Director of the Polytechnic Museum

Prize
The remuneration of 30,000 Euro will be awarded to each of the participants of the second stage of the Competition (including all applicable taxes).
Each participant will be also entitled for reimbursement of travel and living expenses calculated on the basis of flying in economy class and staying at 4 stars hotel.

Entry Fee
None

Timetable
Final results: March, 2013

Organizer
The Polytechnic Museum Development Foundation

Official Website
http://www.pm-competition.com/projects_pmm_home_e.htm