Winner announced for Mumbai City Museum Competition

An international team led by Steven Holl has won the Mumbai City Museum North Wing Design
Competition. The Mumbai City Museum, also known as the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, is one of
India’s leading cultural institutions and is in the process of creating a dynamic new identity for
itself as a cultural hub in Mumbai.

Eight teams were shortlisted for the 275 crore project for new permanent and temporary
galleries and facilities. The Jury assessed design submissions, presentations and interviews and
unanimously selected New York-based practice Steven Holl Architects who collaborated with
Mumbai-based Opolis Architects.

Shortlist of over 100 expressions of interest:

• AL_A with PK Das, Arup, Turner & Townsend, GROSS. MAX and Superflux

Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos with Malik Architecture, Arup and Empty

OMA + S&K with Meinhardt India, Houtman + Sander, GMD Consultants and Langdon Seah

Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects with Christopher Charles Benninger Architects (CCBA), Leslie E. Robertson Associates International (LERA), Buro Happold, WORKSHOP: Ken Smith Landscape Architect and George Sexton Associates

Steven Holl Architects with Opolis Architects, Guy Nordenson and Associates, AECOM, Dongre Project Management Consultants, Transsolar and L’Observatoire

• Studio Mumbai Architecture + Edifice Consultants with Sterling Engineering Consultancy Services and Eskayem Consultants

wHY with Ganti + Associates, Sterling Engineering, Sterling and Wilson, Magnusson Klemencic Associates, Buro Happold, Local Projects and Quantsoft India

Zaha Hadid Architects with Sameep Padora Associates (sP+a), AKT II, Max Fordham, Dan Pearson Studio and AECOM