The aim of this International Competition is to design a new Music Centre in the heart of Tokyo. The architecture of this new building should reflect contemporary design tendencies. The proposal must not only attend to the specific function but also take into consideration the urban context and impact. This competition hopes to achieve the following:

_Encourage and reward design excellence at a large scale which integrates function, structure and details.
_Research, respond to and highlight the unique aspects of designing a cultural building.
_To generate the discussion of ideas regarding the relation between Architecture and Music.
_Encourage the employment of sustainable design in all aspects of the proposal.