Taipei Performing Arts Center International Competition

Result

First Prize:

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) STEDEBOUW B.V / Ole Scheeren / Netherlands

Second Prize:

Morphosis Architects / Thom Mayne / USA

Third Prize:

Jose Ignacio ABALOS (ABALOS+SENTKIEWICZ ARQUITECTOS) / Spain

Honorable Mentions:

JAKOB + MACFARLANE(SARL ARCHITECTURE) / DOMINIQUE JAKOB / France

Honorable Mentions:

SURV Associates / Hung-an Yeh / Taiwan, R.O.C.

Honorable Mentions:

MVRDV bv・・LC・・ W.G.M. Maas, J. J. van Rijs / Netherlands

Honorable Mentions:

Zaha Hadid Architects / Patrik Schumacher / U.K.

Overview

The main purpose of this project is to build a Performing Arts Center to serve a variety of large-scale performances, including dramas and operas. The main structure will contain three theaters: a 1,500-seat Grand Theater, and two 800-seat theaters for repertory performances. These performance spaces must fulfill the specific needs of many different styles of performing arts. The Taipei Performing Arts Center will be a professional-level facility that meets international standards, providing a world-class performing arts venue for the Taipei area. Total Construction Budget: NT$3,800,000,000 (about US$124,600,000). Service Fees: The service fees for this project is a fixed fee in the total amount of NT$ 570,000,000. (about US$18,680,000)

Category Competition Result / Project Competition
Type International, Project, Open, Two-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Theater
Country Taipei, Taiwan
Registration Deadline 21 October 2008 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 21 October 2008 (Must be Received)
Eligibility Licensed architect

Jury
Shu Chang
Louisa Hutton
Gene K. King
Stan Lai
Mohsen Mostafavi
MACK Scogin
David Tseng

Prize
First stage:
No more than three Short-List Tenderers shall be selected to enter into the Stage Two.
Honorable Mentions (not be more than four entries): NT$600,000
Second stage:
First Prize: Planning, Design, and Supervision Rights of this project
Second Prize: NT$1,500,000
Third Prize: NT$1,500,000

Entry Fee
None

Entries
- Preliminary Designing Concept Report
- Tenderer Profile includes education, representative projects
- etc.

Timetable
Deadline for Question Submissions for RFP: 2008/08/25
Questions Answered Date: 2008/09/01
Announcement of Short-List Tenderers and Honorable Mentions: 2008/10/24
Site Visit: 2008/11/07
Stage Two Tender Submission Deadline: 2009/01/19
Announcement of Winning Tenderer and other Finalists: 2009/01/22
Public Exhibition: 2009/02/01 ~ 2009/02/28

Organizer
Department of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government, Taiwan, R.O.C.

Official Website
http://www.tpac.com.tw/