Cukrowicz Nachbaur studio winner of the competition for the new auditorium and the concert hall in Munich

07/12/2017
Cukrowicz Nachbaur studio winner of the competition for the new auditorium and the concert hall in Munich
[Werksviertel - Munich] Germany
metalocus, PABLO CUESTA
New Concert Hall Munich by Cukrowicz Nachbaur. Image courtesy of Freistaat Bayern
On October 26/27, 2017, in a two-day session, the jury has awarded five projects with prizes and four with recognitions from among 31 entries.
The winner was the Austrian firm Cukrowicz Nachbaur. The second, third, fourth and fifth prize went to PFP Planungs, David Chipperfield Architects, 3XN and Staab Architekten, respectively. In addition, they also received a special mention, the proposals of Henning Larsen Architects, Zaha Hadid Limited (Zaha Hadid Architects), Mecanoo and Christ & Gantenbein.

Basically the requests of the contest were.-

The Free State of Bavaria intends to build in Munich a concert hall, the design of which is the object of the present competition.

The concert hall is to be built as a detached new building on a lot of approx.. 5,300 sqm located in the Werksviertel, a neighborhood near the Ostbahnhof (Munich-East railway station). What is being sought is a concept that in terms of urban and architectural design, economic viability and functionality constitutes a consistent and convincing solution.

The room program includes an overall floor space of approx. 9,500 sqm, including two concert audience chambers with approx. 1,800 and approx. 600 seats, respectively. Both chambers must satisfy the most exacting acoustic requirements.

The concert chambers are to be complemented with ancillary functions such as an outpost of Munic...read more
Promoter Promotor
Freistaat Bayern / Free State of Bavaria
. Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Bildung und Kultus, Wissenschaft und Kunst / Bavarian State Department of Education, Culture, Sciences, and Arts