Eleven renowned architects present proposals for Stockholm’s future Nobel Center
A P(a)lace to Enjoy. Image via nobelcenter.se
The search has begun for the design of the future Nobel Center in the Blasieholmen peninsula in Stockholm. As an architectural representation of the Nobel Prize, the Nobel Center will serve as a space to promote creativity and innovative thinking in finding solutions for the world's major challenges of today and of the future.
For stage one, 11 big-name architects submitted their proposals under anonymity to the competition jury on Oct. 3.
Kim Herforth Nielsen, 3XN Architects, Denmark;
Bjarke Ingels, BIG Bjarke Ingels Group A/S, Denmark;
David Chipperfield, David Chipperfield Architects, Germany;
Johan Celsing, Johan Celsing Arkitektkontor AB, Sweden;
Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal, Lacaton & Vassal Architectes, France;
Lene Tranberg, Lundgaard & Tranberg Arkitekter A/S, Denmark
Marcel Meili and Markus Peter, Marcel Meili, Markus Peter Architekten AG, Switzerland;
Rem Koolhaas and Reinier de Graaf, OMA, Netherlands;
Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, SANAA, Japan
Kjetil Thorsen, Snøhetta Oslo A/S, Norway;
Gert Wingårdh, Wingårdh Arkitektkontor AB, Sweden
UPDATE: Nobel Center competition shortlists three teams to move onto stage two
Can you guess who designed what? Let us know in the comment section below!
↑ Beyond 1210
↑ A Room and a Half
↑ Landing Seagulls
↑ Nobel Sphere
↑ "We believe in..."
↑ The Space Between