Next Thursday, December 18 at 7pm the Premiere of the Exhibition of the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2013 will take place at the National Gallery – Veletrzní palác. The Exhibition presents panels with drawings and photos and audiovisuals of the 2013 edition of the Prize and of […]
The Exhibition presents models, panels with drawings and photos and audiovisuals of the 2013 edition of the Prize and of the 1988-2011 Winners and Emerging Architect Special Mentions.
The European Commission Representative in Barcelona and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe promotes the debate “European Identity and European Architecture” within the framework of the project “New Narratives for Europe”.
The project’s cultural committee defines Europe as an state of mind and a moral and political responsibility shared by citizens across the continent, and appeal cultural institutions to promote this message.
Next Stop Leuven. The forty projects selected in last year’s edition of ‘European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award’ are now presented in a travelling exhibition which can be found in M – Museum Leuven, its only stop in the Benelux.
Dance event for four dancers and one actor
By Sabine Dahrendorf and Josep Sanou
Choreographic sequences have been created especially for the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion, thereby establishing an express dialogue with its unique spaces.
A special series of four events prepared for the summer program of the Strelka Institute in partnership with the Fundació Mies van der Rohe.
The travelling exhibition presents a total of 39 exceptional buildings from throughout Europe using plans and photographic material as well as numerous models. In the Architekturzentrum Wien the exhibition is augmented by the virtual presentation of 15 additional nominations with Austrian involvement.
Architectones by Xavier Veilhan is a gamble for radically breaking with the principles of the modern movement that defined the architecture of the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion.
Since 1988, the European Commision and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe have granted the biennial European Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award. The itinerant exhibition brings two exhibition concepts: CONSTRUCTING EUROPE: 25 YEARS OF ARCHITECTURE (a selection of 18 winners from the past 13 years) and EUROPEAN PRIZE FOR CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE MIES VAN DER ROHE 2013 (40 nominees + the PRIZE winner + SPECIAL MENTION winner).
The sound installation “Spectral Diffractions”, by Dutch artist Edwin van der Heide, is part of a collaborative project between Sónar+D, Fundació Mies van der Rohe, the Music Technology Group of Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Fundació EINA. This collaboration aims to bring together music technology students with internationally renowned artists for submiting advanced sound proposals from a technological and aesthetic point of view, in the unique context of the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion.
Eve Sussman and Simon Lee trained their camera on the exterior of a building of apartments as day slides into night to make Seitenflügel, a single screen video that captures glimpses of mundane fragments and implies narratives in the daily life of their neighbours. Seitenflügel takes voyeurism ever present in urban life and delivers an unreal view of the lives across the courtyard, volleying it back forever changed by the act of the observer.
The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe present “Made in Europe”, an exhibition tracing 25 years of European architecture in the Palazzo Michiel from June 7th to August 4th, coinciding with Biennale Architettura 2014.
21 Collateral Events are scheduled for the 14th International Architecture Exhibition entitled Fundamentals (they were 18 in 2012), directed by Rem Koolhaas and organized by la Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta (preview June 5th and 6th, 2014), this year open to the public for 6 months, from June 7th to November 23rd 2014.
Formant part de la iniciativa cultural #MuseumWeek, twitter unirà un gran nombre de museus i institucions de tot Europa. Cada dia de la setmana, de dilluns a diumenge, té assignat una etiqueta que és la proposta del dia.
Mies referred to the Pavilion as a ‘Pavilion of Representation’. An EPHEMERAL building whose maximum value was to REPRESENT AN IDEA. The aspect of the Pavilion that has endured is therefore an EVOCATION, NOT AN OBJECT.
The exhibition offers a selection of projects from the archive of the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe related to the “Urban Border” theme. The projects are examples of urban developing with a historic critical perspective as well as a European social and economic timeline evolution.
The “European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award“ – organized by the Fundació Mies van der Rohe, Barcelona – is granted every two years to acknowledge and reward quality architectural production in Europe. Launched in 1987, it is the most prestigious award in European architecture. The Deutsches Architekturmuseum is member of the Steering Commitee as well as member of the Advisory Committee.
“Harpa’s crystalline structure was inspired by Icelandic landscapes and traditions. Its dramatic design captures and reflects the light of the city, ocean and sky to thrilling effect.”
L’exposició mostra maquetes que representen uns 170 projectes que els jurats del Premi han seleccionat des de 1996. Les maquetes s’exposen amb una cronologia de fets socials, tecnològics, econòmics i polítics, i una selecció de fotografies dels projectes guanyadors i els que han estat Menció Especial Arquitecte Emergent.
Harpa is the winner of the 2013 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award, the European Commission and the Mies van der Rohe Foundation announced today.