Shortlisters were announced


The Jury announced the list of participants of the second stage.

During the press conference on October 1, 2013 competition Jury announced the names of 10 participants of the second phase of the International competition for the architectural concept of museum and exhibition complex of the New National centre for contemporary arts.

Participants in the second stage of the competition in the category of "Dossier":

Steven Holl Architects (USA)

Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos (Spain)

Heneghan Peng (Ireland)

51N4E (Belgium)

Alejandro Aravena / Elemental (Chile)


Participants in the second stage of the competition in the category of "Preliminary Concept":

UNK Project (Moscow)

WAI Architecture Think Tank (China)

Anton Barklyanski (Perm)

MEL (Moscow)

Ghirardelli Giancarlo Architect (Italy)


At the second stage the participants are going to begin the development of architectural concepts in accordance with the terms of The Brief of the competition. Concept, followed by a complex layout should be provided for Jury review prior to November 29, 2013.

The finalists will be announced after the second Jury meeting at the beginning of December 2013. The Board of Trustees will determine the winner of the competition, led by the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation Vladimir Medinsky and Mayor of Moscow, Sergey Sobyanin.