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