420 Nominees Exhibition in Barcelona

420 works nominated for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2015 will be exhibited at Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB). The exhibition will remain open at the hall of the Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB), from February 2 to March 19, 2015.

The aim of the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture is to highlight recent, excellent examples of architectural creativity of works which are less than two years old and to underline that modern architecture is socially and culturally rooted in European cities and is important to people’s everyday lives.

The 420 works will compete for the Prize.

35 of the projects are constructed in Spain
27 of the projects are constructed in Germany
25 of the projects are constructed in France
21 of the projects are constructed in The Netherlands
21 of the projects are constructed in Turkey
20 of the projects are constructed in United Kingdom
19 of the projects are constructed in Austria
19 of the projects are constructed in Portugal
18 of the projects are constructed in Poland
15 of the projects are constructed in Greece
15 of the projects are constructed in Hungary
13 of the projects are constructed in Belgium
12 of the projects are constructed in Norway
12 of the projects are constructed in Romania
11 of the projects are constructed in Cyprus
11 of the projects are constructed in Czech Republic
10 of the projects are constructed in Denmark
10 of the projects are constructed in Sweden
9 of the projects are constructed in Bulgaria
9 of the projects are constructed in Italy
9 of the projects are constructed in Latvia
9 of the projects are constructed in Luxembourg
8 of the projects are constructed in Croatia
8 of the projects are constructed in Lithuania
8 of the projects are constructed in Slovenia
6 of the projects are constructed in Estonia
6 of the projects are constructed in Serbia
5 of the projects are constructed in Ireland
5 of the projects are constructed in Finland
4 of the projects are constructed in Albania
4 of the projects are constructed in Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)
4 of the projects are constructed in Slovakia
3 of the projects are constructed in Iceland
3 of the projects are constructed in Malta
3 of the projects are constructed in Montenegro
3 of the projects are constructed in Bosnia and Herzegovina

27% of the proposals deal with Housing while 24% are Cultural facilities. 11% are connected to Education, 5% to Offices and the other 33% include mostly Sport, Commercial, Governmental, Transport and Urban typologies.

 

More information about the nominated works available at Press

 

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Date

02-02-2015 to 19-03-2015

Organizer

EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award
Fundació Mies van der Rohe
Creative Europe
ETSAB – Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de la Universidad Politécnica de Catalunya

Place

ETSAB, Barcelona School of Architecture, Barcelona

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