Tokyo 2009: Fashion Museum in Omotesando Street

Sponsors: Art and Architecture School of Waseda University

Type: Open, International

Language: English, Japanese

Eligibility: Architects, Bacehlors, Students with an architect

Registration Fee:
$100 US before 14 December 2009   
$150 US before 11 January 2010
$200 US before 9 February 2010

First Place: $3,000 US (and airfare to Tokyo plus accommodations)
Second Place: $1,000 US

14 December 2009 – Last day for submitting questions, Special Registration
11 January 2010 – Early Registration
9 February 2010 – Late Registration Deadline
1 March 2010 – Proposal Submission
2-22 March 2010 – Jury Evaluation
24 March 2010 – Winners Announced
April 2010 – Tokyo Exhibition

Francois Blanciak
Julian Worrall
Ryoji Suzuki
Yoshiaki Akasaka
Yosuke Hayano

Design Challenge:

The challenge consists in designing a 100 meters high tower-museum, containing exhibition areas of 20th century fashion history and becoming a landmark for Tokyo. For this purpose, the site is located at Omotesando Street, since this avenue gathers the world’s most important fashion houses, at their maximum magnificence. These buildings have been designed by Japan and the world’s best architects. It is an incredible opportunity for the winning architect to gain professional acknowledgment at a potential growing market, such as fashion houses buildings in Tokyo.

Submission Requirements
: one (1) single part digital image (jpg) that can be easily viewed within the horizontal format of a computer screen sized 2600 h x 3500 w pixels.  It is recommended that the image include the main concept of the project, plans, sections, sketches or perspective. 

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