The six finalists for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – the Mies van der Rohe Award – have been announced. These finalists were selected from more than 300 works in 33 European countries. Check them out.
This year’s jury include:
Mohsen Mostafavi, Chair of the jury/Dean, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA; Ole Bouman, Director, Nederlands Architectuurinstituut, Rotterdam; Yvonne Farrell, Grafton Architects, Dublin; Annette Gigon, Gigon/Guyer, Zürich; Anne Lacaton, Lacaton& Vassal Architectes, Paris; Tarald Lundevall, Architect, SNØHETTA, Oslo; Pei Zhu, Beijing, China, and Lluís Hortet, Secretary of the jury/Director of the Fundació Mies van der Rohe.
The award ceremony will take place on June 20 at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion in Barcelona, Spain.
Also check out the past winners. Some of these include:
Banco Borges e Irmão, Vila do Conde, Portugal by Álvaro Siza Vieira
Stansted Airport , London, United Kingdom by Norman Foster / Norman Foster + Partners
Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, France by Dominique Perrault
Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria by Peter Zumthor
Kursaal Centre, San Sebastián, Spain by Rafael Moneo
Car Park and Terminus Hoenheim North, Strasbourg, France by Zaha Hadid / Zaha Hadid Architects
Netherlands Embassy Berlin, Germany by OMA / Rem Koolhaas, Ellen van Loon
Norwegian National Opera & Ballet, Oslo, Norway by SNØHETTA / Kjetil Trædal Thorsen, Tarald Lundevall, Craig Dykers
All images courtesy of the Mies van der Rohe Foundation. Photos are copyrights of their respective owners.