The five finalists for the 2015 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture, or the Mies van der Rohe award. The finalists were chosen from a shortlist of 40 projects and include a sunken museum and a crystalline concert hall.
Considered to be some of the best works completed by European architects in the previous two years, the projects are in the running for a prize of more than $65,000.
The five finalists for the Mies van der Rohe award are:
- Philharmonic Hall Szczecin designed by Estudio Barozzi Veiga in Szczecin, Poland
- The Saw Swee Hock Student Centre by O'Donnell + Tuomey at the London School of Economics in London
- Ravensburg Art Museum designed by Lederer Ragnarsdóttir Oei in Ravensburg, Germany
- Danish Maritime Museum designed by Bjarke Ingels Group in Helsingør, Denmark
- Antinori Winter by Archea Associati in San Casciano Val di Pesa, Florence, Italy
The architects will present their projects to the jury on May 7.
Philharmonic Hall Szczecin designed by Estudio Barozzi Veiga in Szczecin, Poland. Photo by Simon Menges
The Saw Swee Hock Student Centre by O'Donnell + Tuomey at the London School of Economics in London. Photo by Alex Bland
Ravensburg Art Museum designed by Lederer Ragnarsdóttir Oei in Ravensburg, Germany. Photo by Roland Halbe
Danish Maritime Museum desinged by Bjarke Ingels Group in Helsingør, Denmark. Photo by Rasmus Hjortshoj
Antinori Winter by Archea Associati in San Casciano Val di Pesa, Florence, Italy. Photo by Pietro Savorelli
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