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The two-yearly European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture goes to Iceland
Harpa - Reykjavik Concert Hall & Conference Centre, Reykjavik, Iceland has been awarded the Mies van der Rohe Award. The building has been designed by Batteríid architects; Henning Larsen Architects; Studio Olafur Eliasson.
The European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture Mies van der Rohe Award is granted every two years to acknowledge and reward quality architectural production in Europe.
At each two-yearly edition, the jury selects two works: one that receives the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture in recognition of its conceptual, technical and constructional qualities, and the other that receives the Emerging Architect Special Mention. The jury also selects a set of finalist works to be included in both the Award catalogue and exhibition.
The Emerging Architect Special Mention award goes to María Langarita and Víctor Navarro for the Nave de Música Matadero (Red Bull Music Academy) in Madrid, Spain.
The Award consists of a cash prize of 60,000€ and a sculpture evoking Mies van der Rohe's German Pavilion.
The award ceremony will take place on 7 June at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion in Barcelona, coinciding with a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the prize.
The five finalists were:
Market Hall, Ghent, Belgium
Robbrecht en Daem architecten; Marie-José Van Hee architecten
Superkilen, Copenhagen, Denmark
BIG Bjarke Ingels Group; Topotek1; Superflex
WINNER Harpa - Reykjavik Concert Hall & Conference Centre, Reykjavik, Iceland
Batteríid architects; Henning Larsen Architects; Studio Olafur Eliasson
House for Elderly People, Alcácer do Sal, Portugal
Aires Mateus Arquitectos
Metropol Parasol, Seville, Spain
J. Mayer H.
Photos courtesy of the architects.