International Centre for Music in Zelazowa Wola, Poland Site of Frederic Chopin Museum

Sponsor: National Frederic Chopin Institute
Type: open, international, two-stage
Entry fee: none
Language: Polish (The documents and declarations prepared in a language other than Polish shall be enclosed with a translation into Polish certified by the Participant or his/ her representative.)
Eligibility: Each team led by an architect must also include an acoustics specialist.
Total budget: PLN 62,000,000 (approx. US$17,480,500)

28 December 2017 – Deadline for Admission Applications
19 January 2018 – Announcement of qualified applicants for participation
23 March 2018 – Stage I design submissions
13 April 2018 – Shortlisted participants for Stage II announced
15 June 2018 – Submission of Stage II Designs
29 June 2018 – Announcement of winners
Awards: total available – PLN 486,000 (approx. US$137,000)
1st place – PLN 200,000 (approx. US$56,000)
2nd place – PLN 150,000 (approx. US$42,000)
3rd place – PLN 100,000 (approx. US$28,000)
Honorable Mentions (3) PLN 15,000 (approx. US$4,000)
The panel will consist of 9 jurors, of which four are architects. The only non-Polish member is Prof John Rink, a Musicologist from the University of Cambridge and a member of the Fryderyk Chopin Institute Programming Council.)

Design Challenge:
The purpose of the competition is to select the best international Music Centre design located in the vicinity of the Birthplace of Fryderyk Chopin and Park in Zelazowa Wola.

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