V&A at Dundee will be Scotland's leading centre for design, housed in a stunning new building at the heart of Dundee's waterfront. It will showcase Scottish design talent and provide a venue for the V&A's major international touring exhibitions.
V&A at Dundee is being delivered by Dundee Design Ltd. - a partnership between the V&A, the University of Dundee, the University of Abertay Dundee, Dundee City Council and Scottish Enterprise.
Japanese architectural practice Kengo Kuma & Associates won the international architecture competition to design a landmark building for V&A at Dundee on the banks of the River Tay. Their bold and ambitious stone building provides a harmonious and integrated response to the waterfront site and offers fantastic spaces to exhibit design collections.
Kengo Kuma & Associates (Japan)
Over 120 architects from across the world entered the competition and six striking designs were shortlisted. the other shortlisted designs were:
Delugan Meissl Associated Architects (Austria)
Steven Holl Architects (USA)
Sutherland Hussey Architects
It will travel to the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh (10 - 21 January 2011), the Lighthouse in Glasgow (1 - 28 February 2011) and finally the V&A in London (1 April - 15 May 2011).
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