Adjaye wins design contest for Indian art museum

David Adjaye

Architect beats international team to land first Indian cultural project

David Adjaye has won an international design competition for an art museum in New Delhi.

The architect beat off entries from 47 practices including finalists Snohetta and Selldorf. Each of the five shortlisted practices received an honorarium of £25,000 plus expenses for travel to India.

The Kiran Nadar Museum of Art & Kiran Nadar Cultural Centre will be built in New Delhi as a contemporary art museum and a venue for dance, music and creative education. The new building will allow the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art to share its world-class collection of art with a bigger audience.

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