The 7 finalists for the 2022 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture (Mies van der Rohe Award) have been announced by The European Commission and the Mies van der Rohe Foundation.
The EU Mies Award is awarded biannually to completed projects from the last 2,5 years. This award is one of the most prestigious prizes for an architecture firm in Europe and the world.
The jury, composed of Tatiana Bilbao, Francesca Ferguson, Mia Hägg, Triin Ojari, Georg Pendl, Spiros Pengas, and Marcel Smets, selected 5 projects for the main category (Architecture) and 2 finalists for the Emerging Architecture Category. Regarding the selected projects, the jury proclaimed that they offer «models and references for local city policies».
Town House Kingston University in London, UK / Grafton Architects
85 Social Housing Units in Cornellà d Llobregat, Spain / Peris + Toral Arquitectes
Frizz23 in Berlin, Germany / Deadline (Britta Jürgens + Matthew Griffin)
The Railway Farm in Paris, France / Grand Huit and Melanie Drevet Paysagiste
Z33 House for Contemporary Art, Design and Architecture in Hasselt, Belgium / Francesca Torzo
Emerging Architecture Category
Enrico Fermi School in Turin, Italy / BDR bureau
La Borda Cooperative Housing in Barcelona, Spain / Lacol Arquitectura Cooperativa