11 febbraio 2015

EU Mies Award 2015 – Shortlisted

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.
40 shortlisted works - EU Mies Award 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.
On May 7 and 8 the finalists’ lectures, the exhibition opening and the ceremony celebration. 
The Prize will be presented on May 8.

Italian projects

Cantina Antinori, Firenze - Archea Associati
Expo Gate, Milano - Scandurra studio architettura

 My favorites

Childrens Home of the Future, Kerteminde (Dk) - CEBRA
Public Library, Ceuta (ES) - Paredes Pedrosa

The New Crematorium, Stockholm (SE) - Johan Celsing

University of Limerick (IE) - Grafton Architects
ARQUIPÉLAGO, Azores (P) - Menos é Mais Arquitectos

Jury members: Cino Zucchi (Chair of the Jury), Margarita Jover, Lene Tranberg, Peter L. Wilson, Xiangning Li, Tony Chapman and Hansjörg Mölk.

Jury members at work