128 projects from the countries in which SHARE Architects is active have entered the competition for Mies van der Rohe Award the 2022 edition!
The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced the first list of 449 works (completed between October 2018 and October 2020) competing for the 2022 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award. These works will be joined in September with a new group of nominees finished between November 2020 and April 2021.
From the complete list, 128 projects come from Central and South – Eastern European countries in which SHARE Architects is present. The vast majority of these projects are either developed by architects members of SHARE Architects Society, have been presented at SHARE Architects conferences, or awarded at Bulgarian Architectural Awards 2019 and SHARE Architects Awards.
From the list of 128 projects…
The distribution of projects from the countries in which SHARE Architects is present:
|Country||nº of works in country||most prominent program|
|Poland||20||collective housing, culture and urban projects|
|Slovenia||13||education and single houses|
|Bulgaria||8||collective housing and office|
|North Macedonia||7||single houses|
|Serbia||6||use buildings and single houses|
|Slovakia||6||single houses, funerary and urban projects|
|Bosnia -Herzegovina||3||government & civic, landscape and single house|
Housing beats culture
According to the official statement of the organiser, Fundació Mies van der Rohe, for the first time since 2003, single houses (18,10%) has become the largest group of works, followed by collective housing (14,87%) and education facilities (14,01%), surpassing buildings with specific cultural programs. Cultural facilities such as museums, theatres, galleries and congress centres represent 11,64% of all works.(Editorial Note. statistics based on all 449 nominated works)
At the level of the nominated projects from the countries where SHARE Architects is present, the ranking keeps the general trend, most countries being represented by projects in the residential category (single houses and collective housing) except Hungary which is dominated by sports & leisure and the Czech Republic which presents commerce projects.
All projects have been nominated by European independent experts, the national architecture associations and the Prize Advisory Committee.
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