Allied Works Reveals Competition Design for New Museum and Cultural District in Lausanne

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NEW YORK, NY.- In October 2010, Allied Works was named one of eighteen international finalists to create the Pôle Muséal Lausanne, which encompasses transforming an historic train shed and industrial site into a new cultural district. As part of the competition, Allied Works created a master plan and completed the building design for the new Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts (MCBA). Future institutions include the Musée de design et d’arts appliqués contemporains (MUDAC) and the Musée de l’Elysée. Allied Works’ design was developed in collaboration with an international team of designers, including Latz+Partner for Landscape, Resnicow Schroeder Associates for Cultural Planning, and Nicolet Chartrand Knoll for Structural and Civil. Allied Works was the only American firm invited to participate in the competition, which represents the firm’s first competition in Europe. Other participants included: 51N4E (Net