Kengo Kuma Wins Scottish Museum Design Competition

7 November 2010 (Last Updated November 7th, 2010 18:30)

Japanese practice Kengo Kuma & Associates has been selected to design the new branch of the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum planned for Dundee's waterfront in Scotland. The firm will work with Edinburgh-based Cre8 Architecture to build the £47m ($75.5m) facility. T

Japanese practice Kengo Kuma & Associates has been selected to design the new branch of the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum planned for Dundee's waterfront in Scotland.

The firm will work with Edinburgh-based Cre8 Architecture to build the £47m ($75.5m) facility.

The practice was selected from five shortlisted firms: Edinburgh-based Sutherland Hussey, Viennese architect Delugan Meissl, Steven Holl Architects, REX and Snøhetta.

Work will begin in 2012, according to bdonline.co.uk.