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Saturday, February 26, 2011

Kengo Kuma Bold and Ambitious V&A Museum Design

Kengo Kuma, a Japanese architect has won the competition to design the new V&A Museum at Dundee, Scotland. Kengo Kuma’s proposal beat the other 6 proposals and was unanimous choice of the jury panel. This building will delight visitors and encourage them to revisit it again and again.

Kengo Kuma said, “It is a great honor to hear the news and my team and I are grateful for this significant opportunity. I am thrilled to be able to work with those at V&A at Dundee in order to give shape to their vision, to contribute meaningfully to the cultural richness of the city.”

“It will be an exciting endeavor that will combine the tradition and heritage of the Victoria and Albert Museum and our new ideas. Furthermore, we are enthusiastic about the amazing site, the city and environment – it is our intention to find a balanced approach to nature and the city life of Dundee. We wish to bring our best efforts forward, with vigor and passion.”


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