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
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:
Vartov Square, Copenhagen by Hall McKnight
Forfatterhuset Kindergarten, Copenhagen by COBE
Public Equipment: Urban Park and Transportation Hub, Logroño by Ábalos + Sentkiewicz Arquitectos; Arquitectura Agronomia
Public Library, Ceuta by Paredes Pedrosa Arquitectos
Contemporary Art Centre, Córdoba by Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos
Soulages Museum, Rodez by RCRArquitectes
FRAC ‐ Regional Contemporary Artwork Collection, Dunkerque by Lacaton & Vassal Architectes
University of Limerick, Medical School, Student Housing, Piazza and Pergola, Limerick by Grafton Architects
Expo Gate, Milan by Scandurra Studio Architettura
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam by Cruz Y Ortiz Arquitectos
Education Centre Erasmus Mc, Rotterdam by Kaan Architecten
De Rotterdam, Rotterdam by O.M.A.
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
Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, London School of Economics, London by O’Donnell + Tuomey
Everyman Theatre, Liverpool by Haworth Tompkins
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
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
Mies van der Rohe Awards Winner 2011 : Neues Museum
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