Diller: 'Adelaide Contemporary has not been canned'

Diller Scofidio & Renfro’s proposals for the Adelaide Contemporary gallery, drawn up with Woods Bagot

Diller Scofidio & Renfro founder dismisses claims her design was scrapped

Diller Scofidio & Renfro founder Elizabeth Diller has quashed claims that her practice’s design for the new Adelaide Contemporary had been scrapped.

Reports in the Australian media claimed Diller’s design (pictured above), which beat submissions from other big names including David Adjaye, Bjarke Ingels and David Chipperfield, were set to be scrapped in favour of a national Aboriginal arts and culture gallery.

But Diller, who was recently named the world’s most influential architect by Time Magazine, has told BD that plans for the gallery are pushing ahead.

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