The “Rising Philharmonic” project is an initiative of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Moldova to rehabilitate the cultural building of the National Philharmonic. The aim of the initiative is to organize an International Competition of Architectural Solutions in order to obtain rehabilitation concepts of the “Serghei Lunchevici” National Philharmonic building, which was devastated by a fire on September 24, 2020. The winning concept will represent an architectural solution of exceptional quality, contributing to the further development of the image of the city and the country.
The main purpose of the competition is to design the architectural concept for the building of the Chisinau “Serghei Lunchevici” National Philharmonic Hall, which will meet the country’s need for a modern building for acoustic concerts. The concept will present an architectural design of exceptional quality, contributing to the further development of the city’s image. The design should pay great attention to using culture and the musical arts to stimulate a sense of shared experience. The design should integrate the national cultural activity and attract both the public and local and international artists.
The competition is organized by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Moldova and is open to all individuals and legal entities or their teams that have at least one registered architect. Competition entrants will be required to self-certify that they meet the minimum entry requirements. The submissions will be evaluated by the Jury (Board of Trustees) at the end of the application period. The winning solutions will be selected, with the potential to move on to the next stages of the project for the Philharmonic building.