Bauhaus Museum Dessau

open international competition in two phases

consegna 1a fase entro il 13 aprile 2015

La Fondazione Bauhaus, per il 100° anniversario, lancia un concorso internazionale di idee articolato in due fasi per la progettazione di un nuovo museo che ospiterà la straordinaria collezione della Fondazione. Il museo sarà realizzato nel parco cittadino nel centro della città di Dessau.

In occasion of the 100th Bauhaus anniversary, the Foundation Bauhaus Dessau is intending the construction of a Bauhaus Museum in Dessau.


The planned Bauhaus Museum Dessau will for the first time provide the opportunity to present to the public for the long term the outstanding collection of the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation under the best possible conservation conditions. The awarding authority expects a design proposal as a result of the competition procedure which implements the desired qualities and quantities in a functional overall concept within the specified cost and time frames and positioning the Bauhaus convincingly in a contemporary manner. The planned site for the Bauhaus Museum Dessau is located in the City Park directly in the city centre of Dessau. As co-promoter of the competition, the City of Dessau-Roßlau, is searching for plots, that integrate the Museum building within the landscape architectural situation of the City Park, while respecting the existing qualities and uses. The spatial program of the new Bauhaus Museum covers a total of 3,500 m2 whereby the exhibition area covers 2,100 m2. The museum and City Park should strengthen and complement each other and enrich the location as a cultural centre. Competition Site The competition site covers the „competiton site museum" with an area of 8,300 m2 and the „competition site car park" with an area of 2.650 m2.


The budget for the overall measure of the new construction of the museum - types of cost 100 to 700 according to german DIN 276, and therefore including equipment costs - is a max. of around EUR 25,000,000 gross. The upper limit of the share for cost groups 300, 400 and 500 has been set at 15.5 million EUR gross.


As part of the procedure, prizes totalling 113,000 € plus value added tax will be awarded. The winners will be selected from among the participants in the second phase.
- the winner receives 37,000 €,
- the second-placed winner receives 25,000€,
- the third-placed winner receives 17,000 €
- the fourth-placed winner receives 11,000 €, plus value-added tax in each case.
- In addition, a further 23,000 € is available for honourable mentions.


- Submission Phase 1 April 13th 2015
- 1st Jury conference April 28th/29th 2015
- Submission Phase 2 July 31st 2015
- 2nd Jury conference September 3rd 2015

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