VA join Diller Scofidio in Munch Comp.

One of 20 teams participating in the international competition.

Various Architects have been asked by Diller Scofidio + Renfro (NYC) to collaborate on the planning and design competition for a new Munch + Stenersen Museum in Oslo, Norway. Hav Eiendom 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.

The complete list of teams for the competition is as follows.

Munch-museum and Stenersen museum – invited architects:

Tadao Ando – JAPAN

Zaha Hadid Architects – ENGLAND

Abalos Herreros Arquitectos – SPAIN

Foreign Office – SPAIN/ ENGLAND

Tony Fretton Architects – ENGLAND

Gigon/ Guyer Architekten – SWITZERLAND

REX Architects – USA

Henning Larsen Tegnestue – DENMARK

Kristin Jarmund Arkitekter – NORWAY

CODE Arkitektur – NORWAY

Munch-museum and Stenersen museum – prequalified architects:


Heneghan Peng Architects – IRELAND

Nieto Sobejano – SPAIN

Diller Scofido Renfro – USA

Kengo Kuma Associates – JAPAN/ FRANCE


Christ Gantenbein Architects og Lie Øyen Arkitekter – SWITZERLAND/ NORWAY

Sauerbruch Hutton – GERMANY

Ghilardi Hellsten Arkitekter – NORWAY

Manuelle Gautrand Architecture – FRANCE


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