The Whitworth Art Gallery Shortlist Announced

A shortlist has now been selected for the competition to design a new extension and remodelling of the Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester.  Interviews were held on the 29 & 30 July following which the jury panel selected five practices to go through to the design phase of the competition.

The five shortlisted practices (in alphabetical order) are:-

•    Amanda Levete Architects
•    Edward Cullinan Architects
•    Haworth Tompkins
•    MUMA
•    Stanton Williams

The shortlisted practices now have until mid September 2009 to work on their concept designs.  A public exhibition of the schemes will then be held at the Whitworth Art Gallery followed by final presentations to the jury panel and selection of a winner in early November.