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The competition aims to build a world-class museum of art in a call for proposal through a conceptual design international competition, creative and visionary schemes are sought in order to give the New Taipei City Museum of Art a fresh look and versatile art exhibition space. The design teams from all over the world are invited to challenge their imagination, pursue new possibilities for modern art museums and help New Taipei City create an artistic icon for the new century.

The designer must propose the new positioning for the new possibilities for modern art museums, define the exhibition method, and propose new space requirement, then proceed the planning and design based on the new required spaces and design guidelines.

This is a Two-stage, conceptual, open competition.

required qualification

- Any licensed architect or licensed architect firm of Taiwan (R.O.C.) or foreign country, alone or in teams.
- Any design-related company of Taiwan (R.O.C.) or foreign country, alone or in teams
- Any student recommended by design-related department of university of Taiwan (R.O.C.) or foreign country, alone or in teams.


May 24th, 2011Announcement of RFP
May 24th - Aug 16th, 2011 - Obtaining the RFP
Jun 24th, 2011 - Deadline for Question Submissions for RFP
Jul 1st, 2011 - Questions Answered Date
Aug 5th, 2011 - Registration Deadline
Aug 8th, 2011 - Deadline of Supplementary Documents for Registration
Aug 16th, 2011 - Proposal Documents Submission Deadline (Before 17:30 Taiwan Time - The international package shall arrive at Taiwan on Aug 8th, 2011; and be received before 17:30, Aug 17th, 2011)
Aug 18th-19th, 2011 - Stage One Jury Session
Aug 19h, 2011 - Announcement of Shortlists
Oct 13th-14th, 2011 - Stage Two Jury Session (On-site presentation required)
Oct 14th, 2011Announcement of the Winners

The above schedule is subjected to changes as required by NTC.


Stage One
Three Shortlists: NT$ 1,000,000 for each (Approximately US$ 33,333) - Awarded the right to enter into Stage Two
Five Honorable Mentions: NT$ 100,000 for each (Approximately US$ 3,333
Ten Merit Awards: Certificate of Award

Stage Two
One First Prize: NT$ 3,000,000 (Approximately US$ 100,000)
One Second Prize: NT$ 1,500,000 (Approximately US$ 50,000)
One Third Prize: NT$ 1,000,000 (Approximately US$ 33,333)

further information

The New Taipeiu City Museum of Art International Competition

inscription dates
until 05/08/2011

New Taipei City Government
Shifu Rd No.1
Xinyi District Taipei City 11008 Taiwan (R.O.C)

New Taipei City Museum of Art
Taipei Taiwan


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