Two Irish buildings shortlisted for Mies Award
Two buildings in Dublin have been selected for the 40 building shortlist for the 2017 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award announced by the European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe. The Model School Inchicore by Donaghy + Dimond, and Merrion Cricket Pavilion by TAKA were selected by the jury.
The Jury, composed by Stephen Bates (President), Gonçalo Byrne, Peter Cachola Schmal, Pelin Derviş, Dominique Jakob, Juulia Kauste and Małgorzata Omilanowska, has chosen 40 works which highlight the opportunities and the trends of today’s European territory: cities, housing, heritage and memory.
The five finalists will be announced in mid-February and the Winner and the Emerging Architect in mid-May. The Award Ceremony will take place on 26 May 2017 at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion in Barcelona.