Shortlist for 2015 Mies van der Rohe Award announced

Copenhagen, Berlin, and Rotterdam are the cities where most of the shortlisted works have been built. 

February 11, 2015 |

Photo credit: Mikkel Frost

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, 2015, 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 Barcelona on May 8.

Among the shortlisted works are 16 cultural facilities, four education projects, three mixed-use developments, and three religious structures. Copenhagen, Berlin, and Rotterdam are the cities where most of the shortlisted works have been built.

Here's the complete Mies van der Rohe Award 2015 shortlist, by country:

 

Austria

  • 2226 Lustenau, by Baumschlager Eberle Lustenau

 

Belgium

  • Hostel Wadi in Hoge Rielen, Kasterlee, by Studio Associato Bernardo Secchi-PaolaViganò

 

Germany

  • Immanuel Church, Cologne, by Sauerbruch Hutton
  • Gleisdreieck Park, Berlin, by Atelier Loidl
  • R50 Cohousing, Berlin, by Heide & Von Beckerath and Ifau und Jesko Fezer
  • Ravensburg Art Museum, Ravensburg, by Lederer Ragnarsdóttir Oei

 

Denmark

  • Vartov Square, Copenhagen, by Hall McKnight
  • Moesgaard Museum, Højbjerg, by Henning Larsen Architects
  • Danish Maritime Museum, Helsingør, by BIG
  • Childrens Home of the Future, Kerteminde, by CEBRA Architecture
  • Forfatterhuset Kindergarten, Copenhagen, by COBE

 

Spain

  • Atrio - Relais Châteaux, Cáceres, by Mansilla + Tuñón Arquitectos
  • Public Equipment: Urban Park and Transportation Hub, Logroño, by Ábalos + Sentkiewicz Arquitectos and Arquitectura Agronomia
  • Public Library, Ceuta, by Paredes Pedrosa Arquitectos
  • Luz House, Cilleros, Cáceres, by Arquitectura-g
  • Contemporary Art Centre, Córdoba, by Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos

 

France

  • Soulages Museum, Rodez, by ES-RCRArquitectes
  • FRAC Regional Contemporary Artwork Collection, Dunkerque, by Lacaton & Vassal Architectes
  • Marseille Vieux Port, Marseille, by Foster + Partners

 

Greece

  • Redevelopment of the New Waterfront, Thessaloniki, by Nikiforidis-Cuomo Architects

 

Ireland

  • University of Limerick, Medical School, Student Housing, Piazza and Pergola, Limerick, by Grafton Architects
  • Waterford Medieval Museum, Waterford, by Waterford City Council Architects

 

Iceland

  • H71a, Reykjavík, by Studio Granda

 

Italy

  • Expo Gate, Milan, by Scandurra Studio Architettura
  • Antinori Winery, San Casciano Vsl di Pesa, Firenze, by Archea Associati

 

Netherlands

  • Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, by Cruz Y Ortiz Arquitectos
  • Education Centre Erasmus Mc, Rotterdam, by Kaan Architecten
  • De Rotterdam, Rotterdam, by OMA
  • Rozet, Culture House, Arnhem, by Neutelings Riedijk Architects

 

Poland

  • Silesian Museum, Katowice, by Riegler Riewe Architekten
  • Philarmonic Hall Szczecin, Szczecin, by BarozziVeiga and Studio A4
  • Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warszawa, by Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki

 

Portugal

  • Arquipélago Contemporary Arts Centre, Ribeira Grande, Azores, by João Mendes Ribeiro Arquitecto and Menos é Mais Arquitectos Associados
  • High Performance Rowing Centre, Vila Nova de Roz Côa, by SpacialAR-TE

 

Romania

  • Urban Spaces Dogarilor Apartment Building, Bucharest, by ADN Birou de Arhitectura

 

Sweden

  • The New Crematorium of the Woodland Cemetery, Enskede, Stockholm, by Johan Celsing Arkitektkontor

 

Turkey

  • Sancaklar Mosque, Istanbul, by Emre Arolat Architects

 

UK

  • Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, London School of Economics, London, by O'Donnell + Tuomey
  • Everyman Theatre, Liverpool, by Haworth Tompkins
  • Bishop Edward King Chapel, Oxford, by Niall McLaughlin Architects
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