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, Barcelona. 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

Kursaal Congress Palace and Auditorium, in San Sebastian by Rafael Moneo
Year Architect(s) Building Location
1988 Alvaro Siza Banco Borges e Irmão Portugal Vila do Conde
1990 Sir Norman Foster New Stansted Airport Terminal United Kingdom London
1992 Esteve Bonell and Francesc Rius Municipal Sports Stadium Spain Badalona, Barcelona
1994 Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners Waterloo Station United Kingdom London
1996 Dominique Perrault Bibliothèque Nationale de France France Paris
1998 Peter Zumthor Kunsthaus Bregenz Austria Bregenz
2001 Rafael Moneo Kursaal Centre Spain San Sebastián
2003 Zaha Hadid Car Park and Terminus Hoenheim North France Hoenheim, Strasbourg
2005 Rem Koolhaas Netherlands Embassy Berlin Germany Berlin
2007 Mansilla+Tuñón Arquitectos Contemporary Art Museum of Castilla y León Spain León
2009 Snøhetta Norwegian National Opera and Ballet Norway Oslo
2011 David Chipperfield Neues Museum[2] Germany Berlin


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

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