Madrid Digital Arts Museum Ideas Competition July 2014
About the Competition:This is a single stage Ideas Competition with the aim of identifying the best proposal of a Museum devoted to the Digital Arts in the centre of Madrid, Spain.This Competition is open to all students and professionals of areas related to Architecture. Multidisciplinary teams are encouraged. We invite you to create innovative solutions to tackle the challenges presented. The winning design will demonstrate a high degree of expression and creativity in fulfilling the program requirements, in accordance with the specific design guidelines here presented.This is an Ideas Competition; therefore all submitted projects should be for concept design. All proposals will be reviewed by an international five-member jury. The awarding shall be made in according to the conceptual merit of the works presented.
The site chosen to develop this exercise is placed in the central part of Madrid, in one of its more vibrant neighborhoods, Lavapies.
On an urban point of view, this situation brings into question the inherent value of these urban voids, plots devoid of function but not of meaning or importance in the urban fabric.
The location in vicinity with a wide array of museums and cultural Equipments enforces the relevance of a cultural function to this sit
Jul. 15th - Launch of the Competition
Sep. 24th - Final date for Enquiries
Oct. 5th - Final date for project submission (until 23:59 GMT)
Oct. 6th - Oct. 20th - Jury evaluation
Oct. 27th - WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT