Indian National War Museum

This competition seeks to find the comprehensive plan & design for the construction of National War Museum on a site of apps. 10.71 Acres with plan and design for interconnecting underground tunnel to National War Memorial in C Hexagon near India Gate.

Category Idea Competition
Type International, Idea, Architect, Two-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Museum
Country New Delhi, India
Registration Deadline 13 September 2016 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 15 September 2016 (via Online) GoogleCal
Eligibility Registered architects (the winner of the 1st prize should have had a practice for not less than five years as on 01 Aug 2015 after registration as an Architect and Gross Receipts of Professional fee not less than 25 Lakhs in each of the last three financial years.)

Description
India has a rich military heritage. The gallantry of Indian soldiers is recognized world over. Since independence, the Indian Armed Forces have fought four major wars to defend national borders and uphold our national interests. The Armed Forces have also won laurels and glory while operating in UN mandated peace missions, combating terror and insurgency and during conduct of Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief operations. A National War Museum has been planned in New Delhi as a tribute to Indian soldiers and to showcase the nation’s military culture, customs, traditions and history. The Museum is envisaged to be world class, state of the art building which will be a ‘must visit’ landmark for those visiting New Delhi. Towards this end, a Global Architecture and Design Competition will be held under the aegis of the Ministry of Defence, herein after called the Promoter, to select the architect for designing the Museum building and implementing the National War Museum.

Jury
Not yet announced

Prize
First Prize (One) : USD 75,000
Second Prize (One): USD 50,000
Third Prize (One) : USD 25,000
All 9 entries selected in the first stage: USD 3,000 each

Entry Fee
None

Timetable
Announcement of Result of Stage 1: 15th Oct. 2016
Submission Deadline of Deliverables by Selected 9 Competitors: 30th Nov. 2016
Announcement of Final Result: 31st Dec. 2016
Consultants Acceptance as per Council of Architecture: 15th Jan. 2017

Organizer
The Government of India

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