Mies Van Der Rohe Award 2015 – The 5 Finalists

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Mies van der Rohe Award 2015 finalists

2015 Mies van der Rohe Award – nominees

Mies van der Rohe Award is a term which are all people who love modern architecture, highly interested in. It has proclaimed again times, on February 25, 2015, which are the finalists. They were five in total and were chosen from a short list of 40 projects.


Mies van der Rohe Award 2015

Mies van der Rohe Award

The award ceremony will take place this year on May 08 and this will take place in the Barcelona Pavilion by Mies van der Rohe. A day before the candidates will present their projects in front of the jury. Let us but see which are the nominations. Surely each of you feel like the a bit to speculate who might have the best chance. In the meantime the jury will make other nothing. You will consider everything from nearby but. You go to all objects to personally check the necessary properties.

These are the 5 finalists

finalists Mies van der Rohe Award 2015

The justification

Mies van der Rohe Award was established in 2007. This is an initiative of the European Union, the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Foundation Mies van der Rohe. It is regarded as one of the most important prizes for architecture on our continent. This benefits in particular projects, which have been created in the last two years. Past projects that have won this prize are Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre in Reykjavik of the Danish architecture firm Henning Larsen in cooperation with the Icelandic practice of Batteríið and the KünstlerOlafurElíasson, as well as new Museum in Berlin, designed by David Chipperfield Architects and Julian Harrap.

The projects of this year

Mies van der Rohe Award Finalists 2015

Ravensburg Art Museum by Lederer Ragnarsdóttir oil is the first nomination. Built in the historic town of Ravensburg, this project represents a symbiosis of old and new elements. So it inscribes itself perfectly in the historical area of the city. At the same time it offers all possible conveniences but modern humans.

Ravensburg Art Museum

Mies van der Rohe Award Ravensburg Art Museum by Lederer Ragnarsdóttir oil

The Danish Maritime Museum of BIG-Bjarke ingels group in Helsinki is the next finalist. It evolved in recent years to the city’s new cultural centre. It has been integrated into the harbour of the city. It looks a like a split a car that long stretches of the walls. The design includes three bridges, each of which is on two levels.

The Danish Maritime Museum

Mies van der Rohe Award Danish Maritime Museum

Integrated into the harbour of the city

Maritime Museum BIG Bjarke ingels group Helsinki Mies van der Rohe Award

It is also nominated Antinori Winery by archea Associati (San Casciano Val di Pesa, Florence, Italy). This object is located between Florence and Siena, on the hills of Chianti. The aim was to seamlessly integrate this very modern object in the rural environment.

Antinori Winery

Mies van der Rohe Award Antinori Winery archea Associati

Somewhere between Florence and Siena

Mies van der Rohe Award Antinori Winery San Casciano Val di PESA Florence

Store wine barrels

Antinori Winery Mies van der Rohe Award

An innovative wine cellar

Martini Antinori Winery finalists Mies van der Rohe Award

The next example comes from Central Europe. It’s the Philharmonic Orchestra of Szczecin (Polish: Szczecin) in Poland. Here too, as with the other nominees, successful referring to the architecture in the area seems to have played an important role. There are many ornate Neo-Gothic elements. Also, there are a number of voluminous classical buildings. Large ceiling lights at the top continues to enrich the look of the building.

The Philharmonics of Szczecin, Poland

Mies van der Rohe Award Philharmonics of Szczecin Poland

Modern architecture

Mies van der Rohe Award Szczecin Szczecin Philharmonic

Completely in white, slightly transparent

Mies van der Rohe Award Szczecin Philharmonics of Szczecin Poland

Saw Swee Hock Student Center by O’Donnell + Tuomey to the London School of Economics is the fifth object, which has made it to the nomination. The architecture must represent the verse Inn image clearing of the desire to turn this place into a centre of scientific exchange. The movement is visually welded to a unit inside and outside. This works also thanks to the fork-shaped structure of the tile arrangement. So you can get more light. Also, there is the fascinating growing effect on the building at night.

Saw Swee Hock Student Center

Mies van der Rohe Award saw Swee Hock Student Center

Imitate motion

Mies van der Rohe Award saw Swee Hock

Forked structure of the tile layout

Mies van der Rohe Award saw Swee Hock building

More light let in

Mies van der Rohe Award saw Swee Hock terrace

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