Stiftung Exilmuseum organized the competition in coordination with the Berlin Senate Department for Urban Development and Housing and the district of Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg.

Ten prestigious firms from around the world were invited to develop design proposals for the Exilmuseum’s building.

First Prize: Dorte Mandrup, Copenhagen
Second Prize: Diller Scofidio + Renfro New York
Third Prize: Bruno Fioretti Marquez, Berlin
Honorable Mention: SANAA, Tokyo
Honorable Mention: Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos, Berlin/Madrid

No Ranking:
Kéré Architecture, Berlin
Sauerbruch Hutton, Berlin
Staab Architekten, Berlin
URBANA, Dhaka (without submission)
ZAO/standardarchitecture, Beijing

On August 13, 2020 the jury convened to reach the decision.

Expert Jurors:
Armand Grüntuch, Architect, Berlin
Francine Houben, Architect, Delft
Petra Kahlfeldt, Architect, Berlin
Jórunn Ragnarsdottir, Architect, Stuttgart
Benedetta Tagliabue, Architect, Barcelona; represented in person at the jury meeting by Verena von Beckerath, Architect, Berlin

Stakeholder Jurors:
Kristin Feireiss, AEDES Architecture Forum Berlin und Board of Trustees, Stiftung Exilmuseum
Clara Herrmann, Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg District Counsellor, Berlin
Regula Lüscher, Berlin Senate Director of Building, State of Berlin
André Schmitz, Executive Board, Stiftung Exilmuseum Berlin
Bernd Schultz, Executive Board, Stiftung Exilmuseum Berlin

A catalogue documenting the competition is available for 10 Euro. Please contact