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European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture

The European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture or Mies van der Rohe Award is a prize given biennially by the European Union and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe, Barcelona,[1] 'to acknowledge and reward quality architectural production in Europe'. The prize was created in 1987 as equal partnerships between the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe. The contest is open to all the works completed in Europe within the two-year period before the granting of the Prize.

List of award winners

Year Architect(s) Building Location
1988 Alvaro Siza Banco Borges e Irmão Vila do Conde
1990 Sir Norman Foster New Stansted Airport Terminal London
1992 Esteve Bonell and Francesc Rius Municipal Sports Stadium Badalona, Barcelona
1994 Nicholas Grimshaw Waterloo International railway station London
1996 Dominique Perrault Bibliothèque Nationale de France Paris
1998 Peter Zumthor Kunsthaus Bregenz Bregenz
2001 Rafael Moneo Kursaal Centre San Sebastián
2003 Zaha Hadid Car Park and Terminus Hoenheim North Hoenheim, Strasbourg
2005 Rem Koolhaas Netherlands Embassy Berlin Berlin
2007 Mansilla+Tuñón Arquitectos Contemporary Art Museum of Castilla y León León
2009 Snøhetta Norwegian National Opera and Ballet Oslo
2011 David Chipperfield Neues Museum[2] Berlin
2013 Henning Larsen Architects and Studio Olafur Eliasson Harpa concert hall[3] Reykjavík

References

  1. ^ Mies Arch, retrieved 25 March 2010
  2. ^ European Commission, 18 April 2011
  3. ^ European Commission, 30 April 2013

External links

  • Official site
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