|NEW TOMIHIRO MUSEUM OF SHI-GA
international design competition
(poems and watercolor paintings) in Azuma Village
organized by Azuma-Mura (Azuma Village, Gunma Pref.)
The Tomihiro Museum——Where You Always Encounter Gentleness. It is 2 stage international competition to design a New Tomihiro Museum with the total floor area of 3,000m2 and the total cost of ¥1,200,000,000 (US$9,600,000).
All nationalities of architects with the qualifications equivalent to those of Japanese 1st class architect license.
Toyo Ito (Chairperson, Architect) /
Wiel Arets (Architect, The Netherlands) /
Riken Yamamoto (Architect) /
Kengo Kuma (Architect) /
Ryoko Kuroda (Director of Gunma Prefectural Tatebayashi Art Museum) /
Takeshi Nakagawa (Chairperson of the Committee to Study the Building of a New Tomihiro Museum, Professor of Waseda University)
Masayuki Fuchigami (Architectural Journalist)
After the first stage of judging, 5 entries will be selected and the
following 5 winners will be decided in the second stage.
First prize(1): ¥2,000,000 (US$ 16,000) /
Second prize(1): ¥1,000,000 (US$ 8,000) /
Honorable mentions(3): ¥500,000 (US$4,000) each
Application program available on the website : Aug. 1, 2001 – /
Registration on the website: Aug. 1 – Oct. 31, 2001 /
Submission: Dec. 1, 2001 – Jan. 20, 2002 (postmarked before or on Jan. 5, 2002)
The Office for the International Competition in the Tomihiro Museum of SHI-GA, 86 Kusaki, Azuma-mura, Seta-gun, Gunma-ken, 376-0302 Japan
Tel: 81-277-95-6333 / Fax: 81-277-95-6100
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