Five finalists announced for the 2015 Mies van der Rohe award

by Cecilia Di Marzo
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The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced today at the press conference that has taken place at Europe House London, the five finalists who will compete for the 2015 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award. The speakers in the press conference have been Giovanna Carnevali, Director of the FundacióMies van der Rohe; Alessandro Senesi, Deputy Head of Creative Europe at the European Commission; and Tony Chapman, member of the 2015 Jury.

The five finalists are:

Ravensburg Art Museum, Ravensburg, DE, by LedererRagnarsdóttirOei

Danish National Maritime Museum, Helsingør, DK, by BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group


Antinori Winery, San Casciano Val di Pesa, Florence, IT, by Archea Associati

The Philharmonic Hall Szczecin, Szczecin, PL, by Estudio Barozzi Veiga

Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, London School Of Economics student centre, London, UK, by O'Donnell + Tuomey (IE)


Save the date on May 7 and 8
In the following weeks the Jury members will visit the 5 Finalist works and will collect first hand information from their users. On May 7 the authors of each work will present their project at an event open to everybody that will take place in Barcelona before the Jury decides the Winner. On May 8 the name of the 2015 laureates will be announced at a special event at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion in Barcelona. The 2015 Prize exhibition and a celebration to acknowledge the work of all the architects and people who have been involved in the Prize process will take place that same day at a special event.

Source: Fundació Mies van der Rohe

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    Danish National Maritime Museum

    Elsinore / Denmark / 2013

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    Cantina Antinori

    Bargino San Casciano in Val di pesa / Italy / 2012

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    The Philharmonic Hall Szczecin

    Szczecin / Poland / 2014

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    London School Of Economics student centre

    London / United Kingdom / 2013