Frank Gehry and Renzo Piano on shortlist for Barbican's new concert hall

By Hannah Ellis-Petersen

Norman Foster and New York firm behind New York’s High Line park also among those to submit design plans for long-mooted cultural hub

The conductor’s baton has been raised in the battle for the Barbican’s new concert hall with some of the world’s leading architects making the shortlist to design the landmark venue.

The firms selected to come up with a concept for the new music centre are known for some of the most striking buildings in the world. They include Frank Gehry (Guggenheim Bilbao), Amanda Levete (the V&A’s courtyard), Renzo Piano (the Pompidou Centre) and Norman Foster (the Gherkin).

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