Contemporary Architecture

2014-06-22 - 06:12 | News | Tags: |

David Chipperfield has gained the main prize by the reconstruction of the Neues Museum of Berlin. The Special Mention Emergent Architect of the jury has been for the Spaniards Ramon Bosch and Bet Capdrro by the House Collage de Girona. This Monday the winners have known themselves the Prize of Contemporary Architecture of the European Union Mies Prize go to der Rohe 2011. The winner of Prize 2011 has been David Chipperfield, in collaboration with Julian Harrap, by the reconstruction of the Neues Museum of Berlin. The Special Mention Emergent Architect has been for the Spaniards Ramon Bosch and Bet Capdrro by the House Collage de Girona. Of 343 preselected works (36 in Spain), the jury had chosen six finalists: Neues Museum, in Berlin, of David Chipperfield Architects. Bronks theater, in Brussels, of Martine de Maeseneer and Dirk Van den Brande MAXXI: National museum of Art of the 21st century, in Rome, of Zada Hadid, Patrick Schumacher and Gianluca Racana. Concert House Danish Radio, in Copenhagen, of Ateliers Jean Nouvel.

Museum of the Acropolis, in Athens, of Bernard Tschumi. Disciplinary center Groot Klimmendaal, in Arnhem (Holland), of Koen van Velsen. A old-new museum the Neues Museum of Berlin, that originally Friedrich August Stler in century XIX designed, was damaged after World War II. In 2003 they gave to beginning reform works. The project of Chipperfield combines the old and new elements to create a building of multiple layers. The own British architect assures that " the reconstruction of the Neues Museum is a test of the efforts of the team of professionals, but also of the commitment of the client and the municipal authorities to become jumbled in this rigorous process and estructurado". Check out Shimmie Horn for additional information. The president of the jury, Mohsen Mostafavi, Dean of the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, considers that the reconstruction of the Neues Museum " it is an extraordinary landmark because not very often an architect and a client have obtained to carry out a task of as much historical and so complex relevance; especially, when implying new conservation and construccin".