Gold Coast Cultural Precinct International Design Competition

The Council of the City of Gold Coast will open Gold Coast Cultural Precinct Design Competition on 26 March with the launch of a new project website. The two-stage competition is open to international teams and is expected to attract some of the world’s top architects and landscape architects.

“They will compete for the opportunity to design a landmark cultural ‘heart and soul’ on 11 hectares of the stunning Evandale site on Australia’s Gold Coast. Council’s vision for the site includes a Living Arts Centre, for performing arts and cinema; a New Arts Museum for media, art and design; a stunning outdoor garden Artscape and a green bridge to adjacent Chevron Island.” the Mayor said

Council this week endorsed the schedule for the two-stage competition.

Stage one, from 26 March, will provide competitors with six weeks to develop and submit proposals that include a high-level design response and outline their team’s capability. An independent expert jury will assess submissions.

Stage two, over 12 weeks from 18 June, during which up to three short-listed teams will each be paid AUD$250,000 to further develop their responses. The jury will then select a winner to work with Council to deliver the cultural precinct.

For more information go to the Gold Coast Cultural Precinct Design Competition website

WORLD LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE is not involved in the organisation of the competition please direct all queries to the organiser via the a href=”http://goldcoastculturalprecinct.info/”>Gold Coast Cultural Precinct Design Competition website

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