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The Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation announces the international competition for the architecture concept of the Museum and Exhibition Complex of the National Center for Contemporary Arts. Registry applications can be submitted at the official competition website from August 20th, 2013. Architecture studios as well as young professionals are welcome to take part.

The competition will be held in two stages. Once registered at the official website, any architectural bureaus, professional architects and early career professionals or young company can propose their design concept of the future museum complex during Stage 1.

Well-known professionals as well as large international practices can submit their portfolios. Participants should present their related projects, relevant in their character, format or scope to the Competition task, and provide information on experience of their companies.

10 candidates will be allowed to participate in Stage 2. Five companies will be selected after design concept assessment; five studios, after portfolio and experience examination. Short-listeds architects will get the specifications to develop their solutions from October 2nd, 2013. They will be to present their projects by November 15th, 2013. 3 ranked finalists will be selected by the Jury in early December 2013 but only one project will be recommended for the further realization. The Jury will include Russian and foreign experts in architecture and urban development, and NCCA trustees as well as directors of the world’s foremost contemporary art museums and contemporary art experts. (The full list will be published at the Competition website).

The Competition is supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and the Committee for Architecture and Urban Development of Moscow.
Client: National Center for Contemporary Arts.
Promoter: New Art Foundation.
Consultant: Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design.
Competition is fully sponsored by the Board of Trustees of NCCA.

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