Registration Deadline: 09/07/2013 – Submission Deadline: 10/14/2013 – Type: International, student – Open To: Undergraduate and graduate architecture students, – Entry Fee: 60 US$ per team – Awards: Grand Prize 5,000,000 KRW (around 4,480 US$), Best Prize 2,000,000 KRW (around 1,790 US$), Excellent Prize 3 x 1,000,000 KRW (around 3 x 895 US$), 5 x Special Prize
Many art museums and galleries own a series of the famous water lily paintings by Claude Monet. Of them, the Musée de l’Orangerie in Paris, France and the Chichu Art Museum in Naosima, Japan, are the only galleries to exhibit these works in a dedicated room. The white water lilies room in the Musée de l’Orangerie, which opened in 1927, was designed to a deliberate oval shape, through direct cooperation with Monet himself. The Chichu Art Museum takes a different tack, housing the Waterlilies collection of Soichiro Fukutake, chairman of Benesse group, and is designed by Tadao Ando, who studied Monet’s paintings and attempted to represent their essence through his architectural design.