Cold War Veterans Memorial International Design Competition

Submission: June 15, 2021
Registration: June 15, 2021
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open


An international design competition launched today by the Pritzker Military Museum & Library located in Chicago, invites designers to submit design concepts for the new conflict Veterans Memorial in Somers, Wisconsin. This Memorial are going to be a critical piece of the Pritzker Archives and cemetery Center (PAMPC) currently under development. Design submissions are going to be accepted until June 15, 2021.


The conflict Veterans Memorial’s intention is to make permanent recognition that stimulates ongoing thought and study that honors American military and civilians who served and sacrificed during the conflict era (1945-1991). In line with the Pritzker Military Museum & Library’s mission, the conflict Veterans Memorial aims to extend the general public understanding of military history.

“The Memorial are going to be a publicly accessible display where citizens can honor, reflect and study the bravery and sacrifice showed further the liberty that our country enjoys,” states Donald J. Stastny, FAIA, Competition Manager. The contestants are going to be required to supply a conceptual design that not only embraces the mission and vision of the Memorial, but also is a visible attraction for future visitors.”

Design Competition
The design competition may be a juried, two-stage process lasting from April to October 2021, with the results announced publicly in November 2021.

Stage I is an open involve design concepts for the memorial, which can be submitted electronically. The jury will evaluate the concepts during a blind review and choose four to 6 finalists to participate in Stage II.

In Stage II, the chosen finalists will evolve their concepts for the Memorial to make fully defined designs. All information on the planning competition, including the planning manual, process, regulations, and directions on the way to submit designs, are often found at

Pritzker Archives & cemetery Center
The PAMPC was created out of a requirement for extra space to deal with a number of the circulating book collection and therefore the archival collections of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library and can be completed in phases over an estimated ten years.

The first phase of the project will include the Pritzker Military Archives Center to deal with the collections and supply workspace for the continued curation for future exhibits; Commercial Archives supported demand where private collectors, public institutions, et al. may store their archives; the Midwest Firearms Education & Training Center; a Community Green Space expertly landscaped with walking and biking paths; and therefore the conflict Veterans Memorial.

>>> Go to the competition’s website <<<

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