JKMM got shortlisted for the Design University Shanghai Competition

August 04, 2021

JKMM has been shortlisted together with 3 other international studios to enter the Shanghai International Scheme Solicitation for Overall Concept Design of “Lester Institute” Project.

The international competition for the new “Design University Shanghai” is one of the most anticipated design competitions in China in fall 2021. It is conducted by Shanghai International Tendering Co., Ltd. (SITC) on behalf of the Shanghai North Bund (Group) Co., Ltd.

Through the open pre-qualification, four candidates were shortlisted by a 7-member jury from over 60 studios to participate in the scheme solicitation:

DC STUDIO LIMITED (David Chipperfield Architects)
JKMM Arkkitehdit Oy
Henning Larsen Architects Hong Kong Limited
上海大舍建筑设计事务所(有限合伙)(Atelier Deshaus

By 29 September, the four shortlisted design teams will submit their schemes, and the winner will be announced in fall 2021.

Further details about the competition here and on aerial footage below.