Various Architects were asked by Diller + Scofidio + Renfro (NYC) to collaborate on the planning and design competition for a new Munch + Stenersen Museum in Oslo, Norway. Hav Eindom has invited 10 architects and prequalified another 10 (out of 199 applicants) for this prestigious new competition. Diller Scofidio + Renfro were among the 10 prequalified offices. Various Architects will be the local contact architects for DS+R and will collaborate with them throughout the design process.
The new museum will combine two well known cultural institutions in Oslo on an exciting fjordside site, just behind the new Oslo Opera. In addition to the 16,000m2 museum, the competetors will plan and design 20,000m2 of commercial and residential area on the site.