28 September 2010

Dundee V&A museum designs unveiled

Excerp from BBC website......Six designs for the V&A Museum planned for Dundee's waterfront will be unveiled at an exhibition in the city [tomorrow, Wednesday 29 September].
The architects were shortlisted in May and asked to submit their designs for the building, due to be opened in 2014 as a centre of 21st Century design.

Among the six are Edinburgh-based firm Sutherland Hussey. The other companies are Delugan Meissl Associated Architects, Kengo Kuma and Associates (image above), REX, Snøhetta and Steven Holl Architects. [View all design via BBC at In pictures: Dundee V&A designs]

More than 120 firms took part in the competition to design the landmark building. Sir Mark Jones, director of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, said they were "fantastic designs from brilliant architects".

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