Malcolm Reading Consultants to Manage Architectural Competition for Proposed Guggenheim Helsinki

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation has announced that it has engaged Malcolm Reading Consultants to manage the architectural competition for the proposed Guggenheim Helsinki museum. The open, two stage competition will be inaugurated on June 4, 2014, and is expected to run for one calendar year.

A specialist in architectural competitions for museums and arts, heritage, and non-profit organizations, the London-based Malcolm Reading Consultants has administered architectural competitions for the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Glasgow School of Art, the UK Pavilion at the Shanghai Expo, and the Library for Foreign Literature in Moscow, among others. The firm’s role in the Guggenheim Helsinki competition will include liaising with stakeholders at the Guggenheim Foundation, the City of Helsinki,
the State of Finland, and the Finnish Association of Architects (SAFA), and ensuring absolute independence in the competition process.

Final preparations for the competition are in progress, with full details to be announced at the launch on June 4. To sign up to receive information about the competition, go to