Competitive tender for architecture for the Citroën Cultural Centre

On Friday 28 April, the Urban Development Corporation (SAU-MSI) of the Brussels-Capital Region has published a call for project designers for the conversion of the Citroën Yser garage next to the Canal in the centre of Brussels.

The SAU-MSI has acquired this iconic building with a view to developing a cultural centre of international stature there in keeping with the ambition of the Brussels-Capital Region. Once converted, it will be home to:

  • a museum of modern and contemporary art (15,000 m2);
  • an architecture centre (10,000 m2);
  • public spaces, open to all, to be used for cultural, educational and recreational functions (10,000 m2).

The budget for the execution of the work is 125,000,000 euros excluding VAT.

The deadline for the receipt of requests to participate is Tuesday 6 June 2017 by 11.00.


The contract notice is available here:

The SAU-MSI has also put a major public website online (, on which it presents the building’s characteristics, the project’s objectives and partners (the Centre Pompidou, CIVA etc.), current procedures, etc. It will regularly publish news updates on the site, particularly on the main phases of the project, including this international competitive tender for architecture. Anyone interested in these news updates can subscribe to a newsletter.

The SAU-MSI has also published a brochure dedicated to the Citroën Cultural Centre, which can be downloaded here.

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