Japanese architect Arata Isozaki has won an international competition to master plan and design buildings for the Cultural-Art and Museum Complex “Mystetskyj Arsenal”, located in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev. The project encompasses the design of many new buildings including several museums and concert halls; a town square, the “children’s town”, a park, hotel, art apartments and parking facilities. The project site is a 9.8 ha area located in Pechersk, a district in the city center.
Second prize was awarded to AIX Arkitekter AB, Sweden. David Chipperfield Architects, United Kingdom took third prize. Fourth prize went to Kleihues + Kleihues, Germany.