New V&A Museum Designs Unveiled at an Exhibition

The designs shortlisted for Scotland’s new V&A museum have been unveiled at an exhibition.

The Dundee museum is scheduled to open in early 2015 will be hosting tour exhibitions and will be a centre of 21st Century design.

Out of 120 entries from different firms all over the globe, six shortlisted have been asked to submit their designs for the museum.

The six shortlisted Companies include Edinburgh-based firm Sutherland Hussey, Delugan Meissl Associated Architects, Kengo Kuma, REX, Snøhetta with Gareth Hoskins Architects and Steven Holl Architects

Sir Mark Jones, Director of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London said that there were some "fantastic designs from brilliant architects" and added that, "It's great to see that the competition for the V&A at Dundee has attracted such a strong international response".

The other partners in the project are the University of Dundee, the University of Abertay, Dundee City Council and Scottish Enterprise.

The building will be at Craig Harbour which is on the banks of the River Tay.

Mike Galloway, from Dundee City Council also appreciated the designs of the shortlisted Companies, which have been displayed at an exhibition being held in the library of Abertay University on Bell Street in Dundee from 29th September to 4 November.