Winner of the 2019 Mies van der Rohe Award for Emerging Architecture, this school cafeteria designed by the Toulouse firm Bast is located in Montbrun-Bocage, a commune in France’s Haute-Garonne department, close to the Pyrenees. Named E26, the timber
Inspired in the ‘do-it-yourself’ philosophy, the intervention centers on the facade and the circulation cores, and leaves the finishes inside the apartments for the tenants to complete in the course of time.
In spite of the economic crisis, Iceland saw the completion of its most iconic building: Harpa. Its skin has been designed in collaboration with the artist Olafur Eliasson.
530 Dwellings in Bordeaux Refurbishing the collective housing constructions built during the boom of the 1950s and 1960s is one of the main problems in European cities. A problem that, faced with common sense and talent, can lead to projects that are
The revamp of housing estates erected during the developmentalism of the 1950s and 1960s is one of the major problems that European cities are now having to deal with. It is a problem that, if addressed with a combination of talent and common sense,
The jury of the Mies van der Rohe Award decided to give the ‘Emerging Architecture’ prize to the Toulouse-based firm BAST for the school cafeteria that it built in Montbrun-Bocage, a commune in France’s Haute-Garonne department, near the Pyrenees. Th
The works vying for this year's Mies Award have been announced, including six built in Spain. The prize-winning ceremony will take place on 7 May.
deFlat Kleiburg Residential Complex The renovation of the deFlat Kleiburg residential complex in Amsterdam, by the Dutch firms NL Architects and XVW architectuur, has won the biennial Mies van der Rohe Award. The other four finalists were: the Ely Co
The biennial European Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award has gone to the unique renovation of the deFlat Kleiburg residential complex in Amsterdam, built by the Dutch firms NL Architects and XVW architectuur. The other fina
Filarmónica de Szczecin The Philharmonic Hall of Szczecin in Poland, by the Spanish studio Barozzi Veiga, has won the 2015 Mies van der Rohe Award for Contemporary Architecture. Presented every two years and endowed with 60,000 euros, the prize recog
Besides the Pritzker, the EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture – or simply the Mies van der Rohe Award – is the only trophy that gets hype in the more generalized communications media. Thus the great expectation surrounding the announcement of the
Harpa Building The Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavik, by the Danish studio Henning Larsen Architects with the artist Olafur Eliasson and the local studio Batteríid won the 2013 Mies van der Rohe Award. The biennial award, endowed with 60,000 euros, ack
The Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Center in Reykjavik, by the Danish firm Henning Larsen Architects, designed in collaboration with the Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson and the local studio Batteriid, is the 2013 winner of the biennial Mie
Neues Museum, Berlín Presented every two years, the Mies van der Rohe Award for Contemporary Architecture prizes the quality of architectural production in Europe. In the 2011 edition the prize has gone to the restoration of the Neues Museum of Berli