Chapel Salgenreute in Krumbach by architect Bernardo Bader has won the 2017 International Piranesi Award, while honourable mentions were awarded to architect Mirko Franzoso, studio Feld72 and the students of Zagreb University.
22 finalists have been selected in the exhibition and award held by Associazione Architetti Arco Alpino, which attracted 246 entrants. The names of the four winners will be announced when the exhibition opens on March 17.
Bernardo Bader has designed Austria’s second Islamic cemetery. Awarded the Aga Kahn Award for Architecture in 2013, the project is of profound historical and cultural significance, as demonstrated by the architecture’s sensitivity to its surroundings. The choice of materials and focus on chromatic details contribute to the uniqueness of the place.
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