Organiser of the Competition
The Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk with its main offices at: ul. Długa 81/83.
Subject Matter of the Competition
This Competition concerns the development of the architectural conceptual design of the building to house the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk, intended to become a new identity landmark of the City of Gdańsk, and the conceptual site landscape design commensurate with the nature, status, and location of the site.
The purpose of this Competition is to arrive at the architectural concept of the building to house the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk, appended with the site landscape design, that will be best in terms of its city-planning, architectural, functional, aesthetic, and operational aspects, and recognise the site’s nature, status, and location, and to obtain recommendations from the Competition Jury with respect to awarding the public contract to the winner of the Competition.
Formula of the Competition
An architectural contest of the open, international, one-stage type.
Language of the Competition
The Competition shall be held in the Polish language.
The Requests to Participate in the Competition and the declarations from the Competition Participants shall be submitted in the Polish language.
The Competition Entries shall be produced in the Polish language, though their submission in the English language shall be permissible.
The Regulations of the Architectural Competition together with all the appendices are available in English.
26th January 2010- Competition Announcement
26th March 2010- Submission of the Requests to Participate in the Competition
29th March 2010- Opening of the Requests to Participate in the Competition
6th April 2010- Notification of Qualification for Participation in the Competition and
Invitation to Submit the Entries
13th August 2010- Submission of the Competition Entries
1st September 2010- Resolution of the Competition, publication of the Competition results
Total value of awards: 200,000 EUR
1st prize: 80,000 EUR
The Competition Participant whose Entry is awarded the first prize by the Competition Jury shall further be awarded with the invitation to participate in the public contract award proceedings to be held under the single-source procurement procedure and concern detailed elaboration of the Competition Entry, consisting in the development of the design documentation (i.e. the building design appended with the site landscape design and the comprehensive construction design) for the Museum of the Second World War.
The Awarding Entity shall award the prize money to maximum three Competition Entries; it can also award pecuniary distinctions.
Composition of the Competition Jury:
Wiesław Bielawski – chairman, Grzegorz Buczek – juror-scrutinizer; Wiesław Czabański – juror-scrutinizer; Wojciech Duda; George Ferguson; Tomasz Konior; Daniel Libeskind; Jack Lohman; Andrzej Pągowski; Hans Stimmann; Krystyna Zachwatowicz-Wajda.
Detailed information concerning the competition can be found in the Regulations of the Architectural Competition. The Competition Regulations together with all the appendices can be found on the website: http://www.muzeum1939.pl