|Lar de Idosos em Alcácer do Sal, in Alcácer do Sal, Portugal, is a finalist for the 2013 Mies van der Rohe Award. Photo: FG+SG|
Five European projects are finalists for the 2013 Mies van der Rohe Award, also known as the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture.
The five projects are:
- Stadshal Gent, in Ghent, Belgium, by Robbrecht en Daem architecten and Marie-José Van Hee architecten
- Superkilen, in Copenhagen, Denmark, by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), Topotek1, and Superflex
- Harpa - Reykjavik Concert Hall & Conference Centre (Harpa - Tónlistar og Ráðstefnuhúsið í Reykjavík), in Reykjavik, Iceland, by Batteríid architects, Henning Larsen Architects, and Studio Olafur Eliasson
- Lar de Idosos em Alcácer do Sal (House for Elderly People), in Alcácer do Sal, Portugal, by Aires Mateus Arquitectos
- Metropol Parasol, in Seville, Spain, by J. Mayer H.
|Metropol Parasol, in Seville, Span, designed by J. Mayer H. Photo: Fernando Alda|
The jury members who selected the 2013 finalists are: Wiel Arets, Chair of the jury/Wiel Arets Architects, Maastricht; Pedro Gadanho, Curator of Contemporary Architecture, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York; Antón García-Abril, Ensamble Studio, Madrid; Louisa Hutton, Sauerbruch Hutton Architects, Berlin; Kent Martinussen, CEO, The Danish Architecture Center (DAC), Copenhagen; Frédéric Migaryou, Director, Architecture & Design, Centre Pompidou, Paris; Ewa Porębska Editor-in-Chief, Architektura-murator, Warsaw; and Giovanna Carnevali, Secretary of the Jury/Director, Fundació Mies van der Rohe, Barcelona.
The 60,000-Euro biannual prize will be awarded at a ceremony on June 6, 2013 at Mies van der Rohe's Barcelona Pavilion in Barcelona, Spain.
|Stadshal Gent, in Ghent, Belgium, designed by Robbrecht en Daem architecten with Marie-José Van Hee architecten. Photo: Marc de Blieck|
|Reykjavik Concert Hall & Conference Centre, in Reykjavik, Iceland, designed by Batteríid architects, Henning Larsen Architects, and Studio Olafur Eliasson. Photo: Nic Lehoux|
|Superkilen, in Copenhagen, Denmark, designed by BIG Bjarke Ingels Group, Topotek1, and Superflex. Photo: Superflex|