Kongsberg opens cultural square design contest
[Requests to participate to be received by 9 July] The city of Kongsberg in Norway has launched an ideas contest for a new cultural square within the city centre
The contest seeks proposals which explore the potential for a new knowledge and cultural park in the former mining community.
Entries must be completed in Norwegian with international applicants encouraged to seek local partners and vice versa.
The 25,000m² site is expected to feature combined teaching, cultural and administration buildings.
Shortlisted entries will receive £30,000 with the winner taking home a further £30,000 prize.
Requests to participate to be received by 9 July