An exceptional number of projects by architectural firms based in Flanders and Brussels are amongst the nominees for the forthcoming edition of the prestigious ‘European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award’.
Conferred every two years, the EUMiesAward is widely considered to be the equivalent of an Oscar for architecture. The wealth of shortlisted projects by firms based in Flanders and Brussels highlights the ever-expanding international interest in the Belgian architecture scene.
The following projects by firms based in Flanders or Brussels are in the running for the EUMiesAward19*:
- Camp’s mustard factory in Oudenaarde | Dhooge & Meganck
- Renovation of houses in the Leysstraat, Antwerp | Bovenbouw Architectuur
- Skanderbeg Square in Tirana (Albania) | 51N4E
- De Krook public library in Ghent | Coussée & Goris architecten and RCR Arquitectes
- The Kapelleveld residential care centre in Ternat and the Caritas psychiatric centre in Melle | architecten de vylder vinck taillieu
- Zuidboulevard and City Library in Waregem | Robbrecht en Daem architecten, goedefroo+goedefroo architecten, Bureau Bas Smets
- SOLO House in Cretas (Spain) | OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen
- Waterfront in Vlora (Albanië) en Rogierplein in Brussel | XDGA
- MAD Brussels | V+ i.s.m. ROTOR
- Gielsbos and Community Centre Kasterlee | DierendonckBlancke Architects
- Folklore Museum in Moeskroen | V+
- Himara Waterfront in Albanië | Bureau Bas Smets
- COOP in Anderlecht | BOGDAN & VAN BROECK
- Statie Stuifduin Crematorium in Lommel | A2O architecten
- Royal Museum for Central Africa in Tervuren | Stéphane Beel Architects
- Ryhove in Ghent | TRANS architectuur
The winner of the EUMiesAward19 will be announced on 11 December 2018.
The majority of projects are described in Flanders Architectural Review No. 13. This Is a Mustard Factory
* The Information supplied is based on communications from the nominated architectural firms