The V&A at Dundee is looking to create a landmark building which will be sited at Craig Harbour, right on the banks of the River Tay, in Dundee, Scotland.
The initiative is being delivered by Design Dundee Ltd, a partnership between the Victoria and Albert Museum – one the world’s greatest museum of art and design – and the University of Dundee, the University of Abertay Dundee, Dundee City Council and Scottish Enterprise.
All shortlisted designs will be on view in the V&A at Dundee – Making it Happen exhibition from September 29 until November 4 at the University of Abertay Dundee library. Admission is free.
These are the six shortlisted designs:
The V&A design team led by Sutherland Hussey includes 3DReid Architects (Scotland), AECOM (Scotland), Morham & Brotchie (Scotland), Gross Max (Scotland) and KSLD (Scotland).
The design team led by Steven Holl includes jmarchitects (Scotland), Guy Nordenson & Associates (USA), ARUP (Scotland), Thomas & Adamson (Scotland), Michael van Valkenburgh Associates (USA) and Transsolar Energietechnik (Germany).
The REX design team for the V&A project also includes RMJM (Scotland), Arch Henderson (Scotland), Buro Happold (Scotland/USA), DCI (USA), DHV (Netherlands), Hargreaves Associates (USA), Lord Cultural Resources (USA), Magnusson Klemencic Associates (USA), Tillotson Design Associates (USA), Transsolar (Germany), Turner & Townsend (Scotland), Urban Splash Group (UK) and 2x4 (USA).
The design team led by Delugan Meissl includes Wenzel+Wenzel (Germany), Werner Sobek (Germany) and Büro Kiefer (Germany).
The Snøhetta multidisciplinary team for the V&A project includes Gareth Hoskins Architects (UK), Lord Cultural Resources (Canada), Davis Langdon (Scotland), Adams Kara Taylor (UK) and the BDSP Partnership (UK).
Kengo Kuma’s team for the V&A project includes cre8architecture (Scotland), ARUP (UK), Optimised Environments Ltd (Scotland) and CBA (Scotland).
The jury panel which decided on the shortlist was:
Lesley Knox (Chair)
Graeme Hutton – Dean of the School of Architecture, University of Dundee
Moira Gemmill – Director of Projects & Design, V&A
Jill Farrell – Regional Operations Director, Scottish Enterprise
Professor Nicholas Terry – Vice-Principal and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Abertay Dundee
Jim Eyre – Wilkinson Eyre Architects
Images via V&A at Dundee