Mies van der Rohe Awards Lecture, 2009, Barcelona

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Mies van der Rohe Award Lectures : 2009

European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture

Mies van der Rohe Award 2009 Finalists

The five finalist architects for the EU Prize for Contemporary ArchitectureMies van der Rohe Award 2009 : Massimiliano & Doriana Fuksas, Grafton Architects, Snøhetta, Marc Barani, and RCR Aranda Pigem Vilalta Arquitectes will present their selected projects to the public in a series of special lectures on Wednesday 22 April 2009 at Gaudi’s La Pedrera in Barcelona.

Casa Mila
photo © Adrian Welch

Zenith Music Hall, Strasbourg (France)
Massimiliano & Doriana Fuksas – Studio Fuksas

Luigi Bocconi University, Milan (Italy)
Shelley McNamara, Yvonne Farrell – Grafton Architects

Norwegian National Opera & Ballet, Oslo (Norway)
Kjetil Trædal Thorsen, Tarald Lundevall, Craig Dykers – Snøhetta

Multimodal Centre – Nice Tramway, Nice (France)
Marc Barani – Atelier Marc Barani

Library, Senior Citizens’ Centre and Interior Courtyard, Barcelona (Spain)
Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem, Ramon Vilalta – RCR Arquitectes

Mies van der Rohe Awards

Mies van der Rohe Awards

The 60,000 € Prize, one of the most important and prestigious prizes for international architecture, is awarded biennially to built works completed within the previous two years. It is funded with support from the European Commission and highlights the Commission’s aims to promote creativity and innovation and open up culture to audiences beyond national borders. This is the first time in the history of the Prize that finalists have been given the opportunity to present their projects to the public.

The announcement of the winning architect for the 2009 Prize will be made on
Wednesday 29 Apr 2009.

The Jury, chaired by Francis Rambert includes: Ole Bouman, Irena Fialová, Fulvio Irace, Luis M. Mansilla, Carme Pinós and Vasa J. Perovic.

Previous winners include, among others, OMA – Rem Koolhaas and Ellen van Loon, Zaha Hadid, Dominique Perrault, Peter Zumthor, Rafael Moneo, Álvaro Siza Vieira, Lord Foster and Luis M. Mansilla – Emilio Tuñón.

5 finalistes / 5 finalists / 5 finalistas
Passeig de Gràcia, 92, Barcelona
Activitat gratuïta, Places limitades
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data / date / fecha : 22.04.09

11:00
Biblioteca, casal d’avis i espai interior d’illa : Library, Senior Citizens’ Centre and Interior Courtyard, Barcelona, Spain
Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem, Ramon Vilalta – RCR Arquitectes

12:30
Pôle multimodal – Tramway de Nice : Multimodal Centre – Nice Tramway, France
Marc Barani – Atelier Marc Barani

16:30
Nytt Operahus i Oslo : Norwegian National Opera & Ballet, Oslo, Norway
Craig Dykers, Kjetil Trædal Thorsen – Snøhetta

17:30
Università Luigi Bocconi : Luigi Bocconi University, Milan, Italy
Yvonne Farrell, Shelley McNamara – Grafton Architects

19:00
Zénith de Strasbourg : Zenith Music Hall, Strasbourg, France
Massimiliano & Doriana Fuksas – Studio Fuksas

Mies van der Rohe Award Lecture Venue
Casa Mila
picture © AJW
La Pedrera Barcelona

Mies van der Rohe Award 2009 : Nominations

FIVE FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE EUROPEAN UNION PRIZE FOR CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE – MIES VAN DER ROHE AWARD 2009

The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe announced today the finalists for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2009, one of the most important and prestigious prizes for international architecture. By supporting the Prize, the European Commission underlines the role of architecture as a driver for creativity and innovation and draws attention to the important contribution of European professionals in the development of new ideas and technologies.

Mies van der Rohe Award 2009 Shortlist

Multimodal Centre – Nice Tramway, Nice, France
Atelier Marc Barani
Multimodal Centre Nice
image : Hardphot Schejbal

Multimodal Center Nice Tramway

Zenith Music Hall, Strasbourg, France
Massimiliano Fuksas Architecture
Zenith Music Hall Strasbourg
photograph : Moreno Maggi

Zenith Music Hall Strasbourg

University Luigi Bocconi, Milan, Italy
Grafton Architects
University Luigi Bocconi
photo : Federico Brunetti

University Luigi Bocconi

The Norwegian Opera & Ballet, Oslo, Norway
Snøhetta
Norwegian Opera
picture : Jens Passoth

Norwegian Operahouse

Library, Senior Citizens’ Centre + City Block Core Zone, Barcelona, Spain
RCR Aranda Pigem Vilalta Arquitectes
Sant Antoni's buildings
image : Hisao Suzuki

Sant Antoni’s Buildings

Mies van der Rohe Award 2009 – Building Links

Austrian Buildings
Gleichenberg Thermal Bath
Museum Liaunig
Nordpark Cable Railway
Trade Fair Graz

Belgian Building
Charleroi Museum of Photography

Bulgarian Buildings
Jaclyn Building
Liulin Apartment Block
Panorama Apartments

Croatian Building
Bale Sports Hall
Riva Split
Segrt Hlapic Kindergarten

Danish Buildings
Church of the Holy Cross
Fuglsang Kunstmuseum
Nørre Vosborg
Ørestad Gymnasium
Royal Playhouse
VM Mountain Dwellings

French Buildings
Alveole 14
C42 Citroen
Centre dépôt d’autobus RATP
Cité de la mode et du design Paris
Montreuil Theater
Multimodal Center Nice Tramway – link at top of page
Zenith Music Hall Strasbourg – link at top of page

German Buildings
BMW Welt
House F
Ozeaneum

Greek Buildings
Astir Palace
Athens Office Building

Icelandic Building
Hof Residence

Irish Building
Egan’s Coffee Bar

Italian Building
University Luigi Bocconi – link at top of page
Water Filtration Plant Venice

Luxembourg Building
Cour de Justice Luxembourg

Norwegian Buildings
Boxhome
Gudbrandsjuvet Viewing platform
Norwegian Operahouse – link at top of page

Slovenian Buildings
Football Stadium Maribor
Hayrack apartments
Shopping Roof apartments

Spanish Building
11 March Memorial
Sant Antoni’s Buildings – link at top of page
Zaragoza 2008 Expo

Swedish Buildings
Kalmar Museum of Art
Uppsala Concert Hall building

Turkish Buildings
Dogan Medya Center Ankara

UK Buildings
Darwin Centre
Barking Learning Centre
BBC Scotland
The Bluecoat
Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre
East Beach Cafe
Manchester Civil Justice Centre
Old Market Square
Pier Arts Centre
Royal Festival Hall
Ruthin Craft Centre
Finsbury Park housing
Westminster Academy

Mies van der Rohe Prize to be awarded in May 2009


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Mies van der Rohe Awards – Previous Winner Selected Buildings

2005 Winner: Netherlands Embassy Berlin, Germany
Office for Metropolitan Architecture
Netherlands Embassy Berlin
photo : Christian Richters

Netherlands Embassy Berlin

2003 Winner: Hoenheim Nord Terminus, France
Zaha Hadid Architects
Hoenheim Nord Terminus
image from architects

Hoenheim Nord Terminus Strasbourg

Stirling Prize

Mies van der Rohe

Mies van der Rohe Awards Winner 2011 : Neues Museum

World Architecture Festival Awards

AR Awards for Emerging Architecture

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