[TOKYO] Music Centre Competition is the next architectural competition organized by [AC-CA]
Tokyo is the capital of Japan, is located in the southeast of the main island and is the most populous metropolitan area in the world.
Music comes from the greek "mousike" greek in relation to art inspired. Music is the art of combining sounds and silences, in a way that creates harmony and usually conveys an emotion. "Music and architecture are the only arts that surround you".
Un Music Centre can also be a "Per-forming Arts Centre"Which offers a variety of contemporary classics, such as jazz, world music and other forms of entertainment.
PURPOSE OF THE CONTEST
The purpose of this international competition is to design a new Music Centre in the heart of Tokyo. The architecture of this new building should reflect the trends in contemporary design. The proposal must not only fulfill the specific function, but also take into account the urban context and impact. This contest hopes to achieve the following objectives:
- Encourage and reward large-scale design excellence which integrates the function, structure and details.
- Research, respond to and highlight the unique aspects of a cultural building design.
- Generate the discussion of ideas regarding the relationship between architecture and music.
- Encourage the use of sustainable design in all aspects of the proposal.
The winning participants will receive prizes worth a total of US $ 6,000 with the distribution as follows:
1 PRIZE: dollars 3.500
2 prize: dollars 1.700
3 PRIZE: dollars 800
There will also 7 honorable mentions.
Please note: This is an international competition open hosted by [AC-CA] to generate progressive contemporary design ideas.
Official Announcement - February 28 2015
Start Competition - March 4 2015
Closing date for registration - June 30 2015
Closing date for presentations - July 03 2015
More information at this link: http://www.ac-ca.org/en/project13