Mies van der Rohe Awards Finalists 2015, Shortlist, Buildings, Winner, News, Architects

Mies van der Rohe Award 2015

European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Shortlisted Buildings + Architects

25 Feb 2015

Mies van der Rohe Award Finalists for 2015

Mies van der Rohe Award Winners in 2015

Wednesday 25 February at 12 noon GMT.

Europe House, 32 Smith Square, London, SW1P 3EU

Press conference to announce the five finalists for the

European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – The Mies van der Rohe Award

e-architect hope to post the finalists on this page as soon as we hear.

10 Feb 2015

Mies van der Rohe Award Nominations, 2015

• The Prize, one of the most prestigious awards in international architecture, will be
presented on May 8 2015
• The 5 Finalists will be announced in London by the end of February
• The exhibition with the 420 nominees can be visited at the Barcelona School of
Architecture (ETSAB) until March 19
• Save the date on May 7 and 8 for the finalists’ lectures, the exhibition opening and the
ceremony celebration.

Mies van der Rohe Award Nominations in 2015

The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced the 40 shortlisted works that will compete for the 2015 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award. In total, 420 works were nominated for the award. An expert Jury drew up the final shortlist (details below). The five finalists will present their projects on May 7 before the Jury decides the overall winner of the Prize, as well as the Emerging Architect Prize, at a celebration that will take place at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion in Barcelonaon May 8.

Antoni Vives, President of the Fundació Mies van der Rohe and Deputy Mayor of Barcelona said “This edition of the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe, confirms the high quality of European architecture, its creative and innovative potential and its ability to adapt to social, political and economic changes. Barcelona is committed to a sustainable urban development and as a promoter and organizer of the Prize together with the European Commission it supports the values of contemporary architecture and those professionals who are committed to building our cities.”

The 40 shortlisted works have been:

2226, Lustenau by Baumschlager Eberle Lustenau
photo : Eduard Hueber

Hostel Wadi, Hoge Rielen, Kasterlee by Studio Associato Bernardo Secchi‐PaolaViganò
Hostel Wadi
photo : Frederik Buyckx

Immanuel Church, Cologne by Sauerbruch Hutton
Immanuel Church
photo : Margot Gottschling

Gleisdreieck Park, Berlin DE by Atelier Loidl
Gleisdreieck Park
photo : Julien Lanoo

R50 – Cohousing, Berlin by Heide & Von Beckerath; Ifau und Jesko Fezer
photo : Andrew Alberts

Ravensburg Art Museum, Ravensburg by Lederer Ragnarsdóttir Oei
Ravensburg Art Museum
photo : Roland Halbe

Vartov Square, Copenhagen by Hall McKnight

Moesgaard Museum, Højbjerg by Henning Larsen Architects
photo : Jens Lindhe

Danish Maritime Museum, Helsingør by BIG ‐ Bjarke Ingels Group
Danish Maritime Museum
photo : Rasmus Hjortsho

Childrens Home of the Future, Kerteminde by CEBRA architecture
Childrens Home
photo : Mikkel Frost

Forfatterhuset Kindergarten, Copenhagen by COBE

Atrio ‐ Relais Châteaux, Cáceres by Mansilla + Tuñón Arquitectos
photo : Luis Asin

Public Equipment: Urban Park and Transportation Hub, Logroño by Ábalos + Sentkiewicz Arquitectos; Arquitectura Agronomia

Public Library, Ceuta by Paredes Pedrosa Arquitectos

Luz House, Cilleros, Cáceres by Arquitectura‐g
Luz House
photo : Jose Hevia

Contemporary Art Centre, Córdoba by Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos

Soulages Museum, Rodez by RCRArquitectes

FRAC ‐ Regional Contemporary Artwork Collection, Dunkerque by Lacaton & Vassal Architectes

Marseille Vieux Port, Marseille by Foster + Partners
Marseille Vieux Port
photo : Nigel Young

Redevelopment of the New Waterfront, Thessaloniki by Nikiforidis‐Cuomo Architects
Redevelopment of the New Waterfront
photo : Prodromos Nikiforidis

University of Limerick, Medical School, Student Housing, Piazza and Pergola, Limerick by Grafton Architects

Waterford Medieval Museum, Waterford by Waterford City Council Architects
Waterford Medieval Museum
photo : Philip Lauterbach

H71a, Reykjavík by Studio Granda
photo : Studio Granda

Expo Gate, Milan by Scandurra Studio Architettura

Antinori Winery, San Casciano Vsl di Pesa, Firenze by Archea Associati
Antinori Winery
photo : Pietro Savorelli

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam by Cruz Y Ortiz Arquitectos

Education Centre Erasmus Mc, Rotterdam by Kaan Architecten

De Rotterdam, Rotterdam by O.M.A.

Rozet, Culture House, Arnhem by Neutelings Riedijk Architects
photo : Scagliola Brakkee

Silesian Museum, Katowice by Riegler Riewe Architekten
Silesian Museum
photo : Paolo Rosselli

Philarmonic Hall Szczecin, Szczecin by BarozziVeiga; Studio A4

Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warszawa by Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki

Arquipélago ‐ Contemporary Arts Centre, Ribeira Grande, Azores by‐ João Mendes Ribeiro Arquitecto; Menos é Mais Arquitectos Associados

High Performance Rowing Centre, Vila Nova de Roz Côa by SpacialAR‐TE
High Performance Rowing Centre
photo : Fernando Guerra Sergio Guerra

‘Urban Spaces’ Dogarilor Apartment Building, Bucharest by ADN Birou de Arhitectura
Urban Spaces
photo : Cosmin Dragomir

The New Crematorium of the Woodland Cemetery, Enskede, Stockholm by Johan Celsing Arkitektkontor
New Crematorium
photo : Ioana Marinescu

Sancaklar Mosque, Istanbul by EAA ‐ Emre Arolat Architects
Sancaklar Mosque
photo : Thomas Mayer

Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, London School of Economics, London by O’Donnell + Tuomey

Everyman Theatre, Liverpool by Haworth Tompkins

Bishop Edward King Chapel, Oxford by Niall McLaughlin Architects
Bishop Edward King Chapel
photo : Niall McLaughlin Architects

There have been 16 Cultural, 4 Education, 3 Mixed Use, 3 Religious, 3 Urban, 2 Commercial, 2 Hotels, 2 Residential, 1 Funerary, 1 Landscape, 1 Single-family House, 1 Social Welfare and 1 Sport shortlisted works.

This represents 40% of Cultural buildings, 10% Education spaces and 7,5% Mixed Use, Religious and Urban works.

Regarding their location, Copenhagen, Berlin and Rotterdam are the cities where most of the shortlisted works have been built. The other works are located in different cities and sites in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and the United Kingdom.
Find more about the works here: www.miesarch.com

Next steps
The members who have selected the 2015 shortlisted works areCino Zucchi (Chair of the Jury), Margarita Jover, Lene Tranberg, Peter L. Wilson, Xiangning Li, Tony Chapman and Hansjörg Mölk.In the following weeks they will visit the 5 Finalist works and will collect first hand information from their users. On May 7 the authors of each work will present their project at an event open to everybody that will take place in Barcelona before the Jury decides the Winner. Two publications, one with the 420 nominees and one with the 5 finalist works and the Emerging Architect Prize Winner will also be presented to highlight the selection of high quality architecture built in Europe between 2013 and 2014.

Save the date on May 7 and 8
On May 8 the name of the 2015 laureates will be announced at a special event at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion in Barcelona. The 2015 Prize exhibition and a celebration to acknowledge the work of all the architects and people who have been involved in the Prize process will take place that same day.

The touring exhibition, discussions and lectures will be presented in different European and International cities between 2015 and 2016 and will connect with the next edition of the Prize that will take place in 2017.

The exhibition with the 420 nominated works can now be visited at the Barcelona School
of Architecture (ETSAB) until March 19.

Prize awarded in May 2015

Location: Europe House, 32 Smith Square, London, SW1P 3EU, UK

Stirling Prize

American Architecture Awards

Pritzker Prize architects

Mies van der Rohe Awards Winner 2011 : Neues Museum

Comments / photos for the Mies van der Rohe Awards Nominations page welcome

Website: www.miesbcn.com