Library, Senior Citizens' Centre and City Block Core Zone, Barcelona, RCR
Aranda Pigem Vilalta, Zenith Music Hall, Strasbourg, Massimiliano Fuksas Architecture and Multimodal Centre; Nice Tramway, Atelier Marc Barani;
Università Luigi Bocconi, Grafton Architects and the Norwegian Opera & Ballet, Snøhetta.
The Mies van der Rohe Award is one of the most important and prestigious international architectural awards, supported by the European Union to promote architecture?s leading role in creativity and innovation by focusing attention on the important contribution made by European professionals to the development of new ideas and technologies.
The winner will be announced in May.
The jury, led by Francis Rambert, includes Ole Bouman, Irena Fialová, Fulvio Irace, Luis M. Mansilla, Carme Pinós and Vasa J. Perovic.
In past years the award has been won by:
MUSAC - Contemporary Art Museum of Castilla y Leon, Leon, Spain, Mansilla + Tunon; 2005 Netherlands Embassy Berlin, Germany Office for Metropolitan Architecture / Rem Koolhaas, Ellen van Loon;
Car Park and Terminus Hoenheim North, Strasbourg, France, Zaha Hadid;
Kursaal Centre, San Sebastian, Spain, Rafael Moneo.