Mies van der Rohe Award ’15: the museums

Place: Barcelona, Country: Spain
European Commission and Fundació Mies van der Rohe
2015 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture Mies van der Rohe Award.
Images courtesy of Fundació Mies van der Rohe

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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.

Among the 40 finalists there are 12 museums and exhibition spaces.

mies award-2015-Art Center Cordoba

Contemporary Art Center Cordoba, Spain, Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos, Fuensanta Nieto, Enrique Sobejano. Photo © Roland Halbe.

Mies award-2015-Moesgaard museum

Moesgaard Museum, Denmark, Henning Larsen Architects, Troels Troelsen, Niels Edeltoft, Elizabeth Balsborg, Louis Becker. Photo © Jens Lindhe.

See here Inexhibit’s full article on the Moesgaard Museum by Henning Larsen Architects

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EXPO GATE Milan, Italy, Scandurra Studio Architettura, Alessandro Scandurra.
Photo © Inexhibit

See here Inexhibit’s full article on the EXPO Gate by Scandurra Studio

mies award-2015-POLIN Museum

Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews  Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki , Rainer Mahlamäki. Photo © Pawel Paniczko.

See here Inexhibit’s full article on the Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews  by Lahdelma & Mahlamäki

mies award-2015-Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, The Netherlands , Cruz y Ortiz Arquitectos, Antonio Cruz, Antonio Ortiz. Photo © Duccio Malagamba Fotografia de Arquitectura.

See here Inexhibit’s full article on the new Rijksmuseum by Cruz y Ortiz

mies award-2015-Silesian Museum Katowice

Silesian Museum Katowice, Poland, Riegler Riewe Architekten ZT-GES.M.B.H
Florian Riegler, Roger Riewe.Photo © Paolo Rosselli.

mies-award-2015-big-Danish Maritime Museum

Danish Maritime Museum HELSINGØR, Denmark, BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, Bjarke Ingels, David Zahle. Photo © Rasmus Hjortshoj.

See here Inexhibit’s full article on the Danish Maritime Museum by BIG

mies-award-2015-Frac Dunkerque

FRAC – Regional contemporary artwork collection, North region, Dunkerque, France
Lacaton & Vassal Architectes, Jean Philippe Vassal, Anne Lacaton. Photo © Philippe Ruaul.


Left: Soulages Museum, Rodez, France, RCR Arquitectes, Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem, Ramon Vilalta , Gilles TrégouétPhoto © PEP SAU
Right:Waterford Medieval Museum, Waterford, Ireland, Waterford city Council
Rupert Maddock, Bartosz Rojowski, Agnieszka Zipper-Rojowska Photo © Philip Lauterbach .

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ARQUIPÉLAGO – Contemporary Arts Centre, Azores, Portugal
Menos é Mais Arquitectos Associados.Cristina Guedes, Francisco Vieira de Campos. Photo © Joao Mendes Ribeiro and Francisco Vieira de Campos.

See here Inexhibit’s full article on the Arquipélago Contemporary Arts Centre

mies award 2015-ravensburg museum

Ravensburg Art Museum, Ravensburg, Germany, Lederer Ragnarsdòttir OEI
Arno Lederer, Jórunn Ragnarsdóttir, Marc Oei. Photo © Roland Halbe.

The 5 Finalists will be announced in London by the end of February.
The five finalists will present their projects on May 7 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, 2015.

The exhibition with the 420 nominees can be visited at the Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB) until March 19.

All images courtesy of  Fundació Mies van der Rohe

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