Award Editions Frontend Portlet

Edition 2012

Results

award-results Portlet

Winners

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    Arrangement of the summit of the Turó de la Rovira hill

    Barcelona (Spain), 2012

    Landscaping and improved accessibility to a lookout where the remains of an anti-aircraft gun emplacement combine with those of a shanty village that was later constructed there.

    Developer: Agència de Promoció del Carmel i Entorns S.A.
    Authors: Jansana del la Villa de Paauw, arquitectes SLP, Jordi AAUP. Jordi Romero i associats SLP

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    Rearrangement of Ljubljanica riverbanks

    Ljubljana (Slovenia), 2012

    Renovation of the banks of the River Ljubljanica in the section flowing through the old city centre, a collective effort that concentrates resources in a range of specific interventions.

    Developer: Kranjska investicijska družba, d.o.o., Javno podjetje Energetika, d.o.o., Turizem Ljubljana, Mestna občina Ljubljana
    Authors: URBI (Saša Dalla Valle, Tea Fink), URBI (Saša Dalla Valle, Tea Fink) BB ARHITEKTI, TRIJE arhitekti (Andrej Mercina, Ksenija Intihar, Nina Juratovec, Nika Svetina), Boris Podrecca, MEDPROSTOR (Jerneja Fischer Knap, Rok Žnidaršič, Samo Mlakar), Jurij Kobe DANS arhitekti (Miha Dešman, Katarina Pirkmajer Dešman, Eva Fišer Berlot), Jerneja Fischer Knap, Rok Žnidaršič, Samo Mlakar ATELJE VOZLIČ (Vesna Vozlič Košir, Matej Vozlič), Breda Bizjak ATELIER arhitekti (Jurij Kobe, Špela Kokalj, Maja Kovačič, Urša Podlipnik, Ljuba DallaValle, Jakov Brdar, Nataša Blažko, Tanja (Bojc) Paulin, Tomaž Habič)

Mentions

  • "Shared Surface" in Exhibition Road

    London (United Kingdom), 2012

    A main road in one of London’s cultural districts has been repaved and rid of architectural barriers, while vehicular traffic has been regulated by means of a “shared surface” system that achieves a balance of consensus between traffic and pedestrians.

    Developer: Dixon Jones Ltd
    Authors: Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

  • "Occupy Puerta del Sol"

    Madrid (Spain), 2012

    A large-scale demonstration by citizens demanding improvements in the democratic system by means of a temporary occupation of one of Madrid’s most representative squares.

  • Elsewhere

    Malmö (Sweden), 2012

    A permanent installation projects moving images on to the platforms of an underground railway station, thus making the waiting period more enjoyable for passengers.

    Developer: Informationsteknik Malmö, Trafikverket, Statens konstråd
    Authors: Tania Ruiz

  • Memorial to the abolition of slavery

    Nantes (France), 2012

    A wharf on the Loire River where slave ships once docked has been renovated with a new riverside walk that replaces a car park, while a memorial space commemorates the slave trade.

    Developer: Ville de Nantes, Ville de Nantes (Jean Marc Ayrault, Maire), Nantes Metropole
    Authors: Wodiczko+Bonder, Architecture, Art & Design - Krzysztof Wodiczko & Julian Bonder

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Finalists

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    Sacred Art Museum and España Square

    Adeje (Spain), 2012

    The new Museum of Sacred Art takes advantage of its uneven site on the edge of a gorge to provide a flat roof which doubles as a square and lookout in the old town centre.

    Developer: AYUNTAMIENTO DE ADEJE
    Authors: MENIS ARQUITECTOS

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    Cantilever Balcony&Main Square

    Almazán (Spain), 2012

    Renovation of the main square highlights the value of its Romanesque architecture and brings it into contact with the River Duero landscape by means of a projecting lookout.

    Developer: AYUNTAMIENTO DE ALMAZÁN, MINISTERIO DE FOMENTO / DIRECCIÓN GENERAL VIVIENDA
    Authors: Churtichaga+Quadra-Salcedo Arquitectos Josemaria de Churtichaga

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    Park am Gleisdreieck

    Berlin (Germany), 2012

    Conversion of land once occupied by an old railway crossing into a large urban-scale metropolitan park.

    Developer: Land Berlin, vertreten durch Grün Berlin GmbH
    Authors: Atelier Loidl Landscape Architects

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    "Magic Blocks"

    Bucharest (Romania), 2012

    Four temporary interventions foster reflection and indicate the need to act on drab, fragmentary interstitial spaces between socialist housing blocks in the city centre.

    Developer: ERSTE Stiftung, ERSTE Stiftung, Institutul Cultural Roman - Programul Cantemir
    Authors: studioBASAR, Hackenbroich Architekten, Archis Interventions, Zeppelin, Point 4

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    The City Dune

    Copenhagen (Denmark), 2012

    The private development in the harbour of a tree-planted garden at the foot of two towers belonging to a banking entity.

    Developer: SEB Bank & Pension
    Authors: SLA

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    "The Rope Forest"

    Copenhagen (Denmark), 2012

    This temporary installation consists of thousands of ropes hanging from the ceiling of a pre-existing porch in the interstitial spaces of an abandoned brewery now opened up as public space.

    Developer: Carlsberg Ejendomme, Realdania, Københavns Kommune, Lokale & Anlægsfonden
    Authors: Keinicke & Overgaard Architects / UIWE

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    Photovoltaic Canopy

    Figueres (Spain), 2012

    A large cover equipped with photovoltaic plaques provides shelter for a range of civic activities including the weekly market, gatherings and concerts.

    Developer: Ajuntament de Figueres
    Authors: Rafael de Cáceres & Xavier de Cáceres Rafael de Cáceres & Xavier de Cáceres

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    Sea Level

    Lisbon (Portugal), 2012

    A mosaic set into the ceiling of the vestibule connecting a Metro station with a ferry terminal establishes a metaphorical relationship between passengers and the Tagus River.

    Developer: Metropolitano de Lisboa
    Authors: Atelier Daciano da Costa, Rita Almada Negreiros, Catarina Almada Negreiros

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    Bow Riverside

    London (United Kingdom), 2012

    A pedestrian footpath, together with a system of ramps and stairs, re-establishes continuity along the banks of the Bow Creek Canal where it intersects with a road junction.

    Developer: British Waterways
    Authors: Adams & Sutherland

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    "The Barley Field"

    Madrid (Spain), 2012

    Residents of the La Latina neighbourhood take over a site earmarked for the construction of a public facility, converting it into a meeting place for a wide-ranging series of events including inflatable pools, open-air cinema and neighbourhood breakfasts.

    Developer: El Campo de Cebada, Área de Gobierno de Economía, Empleo y Participación Ciudadana -Ayuntamiento de Madrid-, Asociación de Vecinos La Corrala, AVECLA [Asociación de Vecinos de Centro - La Latina], FRAVM [Federación Regional de Asociaciones Vecinales de Madrid]
    Authors: EL CAMPO DE CEBADA

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    Fallen firemen memorial

    Murter-Kornati (Croatia), 2012

    Dry stone walls shape twelve crosses of megalithic dimensions on the rocky landscape of the Island of Kornat to commemorate the tragic deaths of twelve firemen killed in the line of duty.

    Developer: Šibensko-kninska županija
    Authors: Nikola Bašić

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    Three Squares

    Oliana (Spain), 2012

    A subtle intervention involving the pavements of the old town centre changes the layout of existing paving in order to ease slopes, eliminate barriers and enhance the town’s relationship with the valley and the River Segre.

    Developer: Ajuntament d’Oliana, Incasòl, Generalitat de Catalunya. Departament de Territori i Sostenibilitat.Secretaria d’Habitatge i Millora Urbana.
    Authors: Eva Girona Cabré, Joaquín Pérez Sánchez

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    Conversion of Can Ribas factory into a public space

    Palma (Spain), 2012

    Selective demolition of the buildings of an old factory has transformed an industrial area into a new public complex which has become a central space in the working-class neighbourhood that originally grew up around the factory.

    Developer: Patronat Municipal de l'Habitatge. Ajuntament de Palma
    Authors: Jaime J. Ferrer Forés

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    Metropol Parasol

    Sevilla (Spain), 2012

    A controversial covering for a square, a shopping centre and an archaeological site in the old city centre consists of six enormous parasols, which also include a lookout.

    Developer: Ayuntamiento de Sevilla and SACYR
    Authors: J. Mayer H.

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    Stassfurt Relinquishing the Old Centre

    Stassfurt (Germany), 2012

    The creation of an artificial lake in the site that was once the medieval centre of Staßfurt commemorates its total collapse due to rash exploitation of its underground salt mines.

    Developer: Stadt Staßfurt
    Authors: Winfried Haefner Haefner Jimenez

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    "LIFT11" Urban Installations Festival

    Tallinn (Estonia), 2012

    Eleven temporary installations change collective perception of the different urban settings in which they appear.

    Developer: KAOS Architects
    Authors: Soodevahe District by Timo Toots Timo Toots, Detectors by Raul Kalvo Raul Kalvo, Girl In The Sewer by Raul Keller Raul Keller, Audio Tour by Kadri Klementi Kadri Klementi, QUEER STICKER-COLLECTION by Anna-Stina Treumund and Jaanus Samma Anna-Stina Treumund and Jaanus Samma, O by Aet Ader, Andra Aaloe, Kaarel Künnap, Grete Soosalu and Flo Kasearu Aet Ader, Andra Aaloe, Kaarel Künnap, Grete Soosalu and Flo Kasearu, Chime by Juhan Rohtla, Joel Kopli and Koit Ojaliiv Juhan Rohtla, Joel Kopli and Koit Ojaliiv, To The Sea by Tomomi Hayashi Tomomi Hayashi, Kalarand by Toomas Paaver, Teele Pehk and Triin Talk Toomas Paaver, Teele Pehk and Triin Talk, The Pier by Siiri Vallner and Indrek Peil Siiri Vallner and Indrek Peil, Path In The Forest by Tetsuo Kondo Architects Tetsuo Kondo, Mitsuru Maekita

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    KM_Runwaypark

    Tirana (Albania), 2012

    Creation of a linear park in the longitudinal slash left in the city’s urban fabric by a disused military aerodrome.

    Developer: MUNICIPALITY OF TIRANA
    Authors: ATENASTUDIO

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    Pueblo Gallego square

    Vigo (Spain), 2012

    Creation of a square which doubles as the entrance to the new headquarters of the Association of Galician Architects.

    Developer: Colegio Arquitectos de Galicia
    Authors: GUADALUPE PIÑERA- JESUS IRISARRI IRISARRI-PIÑERA

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    Zarasai review wheel

    Zarasai (Lithuania), 2012

    A new circular walkway on slender columns covers the difference in level between the town’s main square and the lakeside.

    Developer: Zarasu rajono savivaldybe
    Authors: Sarunas Kiaune