The 2016 International Sacred Architecture Award, promoted by Fondazione Frate Sole of Pavia, was presented on October 4 with a lectio magistralis by the winner, architect Rafael Moneo. The exhibition about the 86 projects participating in the competition will be open until October 11, 2016.
Vincenzo Latina designed the Artemision pavilion on the Island of Ortigia, Syracuse. Artemision adds a new layer to the area’s already rich architectural stratification, which includes an Ionian temple of Artemis, offering the archaeological site a view over Piazza Minerva and the cathedral.
The European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture has announced the names of the five finalists for the 2009 Mies van der Rohe Award, chosen from among 340 entries nominated by the Architect's Council of Europe.
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