Amanda Levete Architects has won the commission for the V&A’s Exhibition Road project from a very strong shortlist selected from an international pool of 110 practices who entered the design competition run by MRC.
Jamie Fobert Architects
Jun Aoki & Associates
Michael Maltzan Architecture (MMA)
Snøhetta & Hoskins
Tony Fretton Architects
|Category||Project Competition / Competition Result|
|Type||International, Project/EoI, Open, Two-Stage, Onymous|
|RegDeadline||27 October 2010 GoogleCal iCal|
|27 October 2010 (Must be Received)|
The Victoria and Albert Museum wishes to create a major new gallery with the capacity to deliver its high-profile programme of temporary exhibitions, a new museum entrance and a courtyard to create an informal and inviting relationship with Exhibition Road.
The gallery, providing approximately 1500m2 of relatively uninterrupted (column-free) exhibition space, will be formed below street level, on the only undeveloped site in the Museum. Above the gallery there will be a new external courtyard-style space, linking the V&A to Exhibition Road through Sir Aston Webb’s historic arched stone screen and creating a new entrance into the museum. The new courtyard will need to be flexible so that the space could be used for installations, performances, for events or a cafe.
PQQ, Relevant projects, etc.
The V&A Exhibition Road Competition Malcolm Reading Consultants Limited 45–46 Berners Street
London W1T 3NE
Shortlist Announced: 26th November 2010
Tender Stage: 29th November 2010 - 7th February 2011
Competitor Interviews: Mid March 2011 (8th March 2011 - 21st March 2011 )
Winner Announced: 15th April 2011
Malcolm Reading Consultants