The map above shows the global response to Stage One of the Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition, which was open to qualified architects—either individuals or teams—from anywhere in the world. A total of 1,715 submissions were received from 77 countries—the largest number of entries recorded for an open, anonymous competition of this kind. Finland, France, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States represent the top six countries from which submissions were received.
A shortlist of six finalists selected by the competition jury from the Stage One submissions was announced on December 2, 2014. The winning design chosen by the competition jury was announced on June 23, 2015.View gallery