imperial war museum north exterior design competition finalists imperial war museum north exterior design competition finalists
feb 19, 2009

imperial war museum north exterior design competition finalists

‘the imperial war museum north’ by studio daniel libeskind, 2001 (manchester, england)

the imperial war museum north in manchester, england was designed by daniel libeskind and completed in 2001. since then the museum has been surrounded by a plain exterior, mainly occupied by a large parking lot. the canal-side building is now planning a newly designed landscape scheme and has collected proposals from leading firms in a competition. they whittled down the entries to five finalists: kla (UK), white arkitekter ab (sweden), patel taylor (UK), topotek 1 (germany) and field operations (US). their submissions are currently on view to the public and a final design should be chosen this march. the competition is being organized by the royal institute of british architects (RIBA) and the final landscape should be complete in 2011.

design proposal A

design proposal B

design proposal B

design proposal C

design proposal D

design proposal E

design proposal E

  • Design C is the only one which introduces the museum to visitor gradually and create a kind of sense of anticipation, so that gets my vote.

    dylan says:

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