It was today announced that Snøhetta, with its entry Above the Horizon, has been awarded first place the Liget Budapest Project, an international invited design competition for the design of the museum building of the New National Gallery and Ludwig Museum.
The competition is part of a larger cultural project that aims to renew the city’s Városliget by 2018 with five new museum buildings built inside the expanded park area.
The first price is shared with Sejima and Nishizawa and Associates (Sanaa), and the proposals will be further evaluated.
Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos and the joint proposal of Balázs Mihály’s Architect Studio and the Faculty of Architecture of Budapest University of Technology and Economics were awarded second prize. Source by Snøhetta and Liget Budapest.