Liget Budapest was launched in spring 2014 as an architectural open competition with the objective to find appropriate designs for five cultural venues in the Capital of Hungary. The planned buildings were aimed to house the New National Gallery, the Ludwig Museum of Contemporary art, the Museum of Ethnography, the Hungarian Museum of Architecture and the House of Music. More than 500 entries where submitted.
Andrea Vattovani Architecture took part in the competition for the House of Music where over 170 entries have been submitted. AVA was shortlisted by the jury along with 5 other practices to take part in the second stage of the House of Hungarian music Competition.
Last Friday in an announcement ceremony held in the Millennium Meeting Room of the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, Andrea Vattovani Architecture have been awarded with the 3rd prize, the competition was won by well known Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto, Kengo Kuma Associates made an honorable mention.