Award Editions Frontend Portlet

Edition 2016

Results

award-results Portlet

Winners

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    Recovery of the Irrigation System at the Thermal Orchards

    Caldes de Montbui (Spain), 2016

    The orchards around the town are the focus of an integral project of restoration which restores the old irrigation system of thermal waters, reactivates agricultural activity and opens up a network of pedestrian pathways.

    Developer: Conselleria de Sostenibilitat i Espais publics, Ajuntament de Caldes de Montbui.
    Authors: Elena Albareda Fernandez, Jordi Calbetó Aldomà, Marta Serra Permanyer

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    Dialogue Centre “Przełomy” at Solidarność Square

    Szczecin (Poland), 2016

    A place where sixteen demonstrating workers were killed in the 1970s has become the new Solidarity Square while also forming the roof of an underground museum on the recent history of a city which was seriously damaged during the Second World War.

    Developer: Muzeum Narodowe w Szczecinie
    Authors: KWKPromes Robert Konieczny

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Mentions

  • "Ring of Memory": International Memorial of Notre-Dame-de-Lorette

    Ablain-Saint-Nazaire (France), 2016

    An elliptical structure which seems to hover over the landscape expresses the fragility of peace and shows the names of more than half a million victims of different nationalities who lost their lives during the First World War on the hill of Notre-Dame-de-Lorette.

    Developer: Conseil Régional Nord Pas-de-Calais
    Authors: Philippe Philippe Prost

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  • "Heavenly Hundred" Garden

    Kiev (Ukraine), 2016

    An empty lot is transformed into a memorial for the victims of the EuroMaidan protests and, on an everyday basis, has a productive role as a self-managed community vegetable garden.

    Developer: volunteers of NGO "Misto-sad", residents of Kyiv
    Authors: NGO "Misto-sad"

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  • Improvement of Barkingside Town Centre

    London (United Kingdom), 2016

    The windowless facades and neglected surrounds of a public library and municipal sports centre dating back to the 1960s acquire centrality and civic representativeness thanks to the addition of a theatrical loggia, the new Virginia Gardens and improved shop fronts along the adjacent main high street.

    Developer: Greater London Authority, London Borough of Redbridge
    Authors: DK-CM

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  • New Multi-Purpose Canopy

    Sint-Jans-Molenbeek (Belgium), 2016

    The construction of a monumental porch in a courtyard garden makes it possible to accommodate concerts, markets and a wide range of activities for residents in a neighbourhood with a complex and fragmented social composition.

    Developer: Municipality of Molenbeel-St-Jean
    Authors: BAUKUNST BAUKUNST

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Asset Publisher

  • The City of Copenhagen

    The Jury of the Prize has specially created the category of Special Recognition in order to emphasize the merit of the city of Copenhagen in its firm and persistent commitment to a public space that gives priority to cyclists and pedestrians.

Order by: City (17) | Country (10)

Finalists

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    Temporary Bridge over the Charleroi Canal

    Brussels (Belgium), 2016

    An non-profit urban festival claims the connection of two districts of uneven social conditions on both sides of the canal by means of an ephemeral bridge made with the standard components of a construction crane.

    Developer: Platform Kanal / Architecture Workroom Brussels
    Authors: Gijs Van Vaerenbergh

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    Wooden Benches for the Main Square

    Bürchen (Switzerland), 2016

    Planks of wood recovered from an abandoned sawmill are reused to provide the main square with benches that can accommodate cultural activities while pointing the way to the different mountains that surround the town.

    Developer: Excmo. Ayuntamiento de Bürchen
    Authors: Fernando Fernando Menis

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    Protection Building of the Genovés Park

    Cádiz (Spain), 2016

    A seafront esplanade invaded by parked cars is replaced by an elongated building that shelters the Genovés park from winds, while containing public bathrooms, changing rooms and cultural facilities and featuring an elevated viewpoint overlooking the bay of Cadiz.

    Developer: Instituto de Fomento, Empleo y Formación del Excmo. Ayuntamiento de Cádiz
    Authors: José Luis Bezos Alonso

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    "R-Urban": Network of Urban Commons

    Colombes (France), 2016

    A housing estate on the periphery of the city combats unemployment with a productive and ecological complex consisting of community food gardens, an experimental micro-farm, a market, cooperative workshops and spaces for storing and reusing recovered materials.

    Developer: atelier d'architecture autogeree
    Authors: Atelier d'Architecture Autogeree

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    Nørreport Station

    Copenhagen (Denmark), 2016

    The chaotic esplanade covering Denmark’s oldest subterranean station through which around 165,000 people move every day, has been redesigned to house a bus terminal, parking for more than two thousand bicycles and a pedestrian zone connected with the medieval streets of the old city centre.

    Developer: DSB Ejendomme, Københavns Kommune
    Authors: Gottlieb Paludan Architects

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    Refurbishment of Tåsinge Square

    Copenhagen (Denmark), 2016

    The problem of frequent flooding in basements around a small square overrun with cars is solved by creating a garden that can collect and store rainwater and thereby show how water can be used as a resource for enhancing urban space.

    Developer: Københavns Kommune
    Authors: GHB Landscape Architects

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    "Cykelslangen"

    Copenhagen (Denmark), 2016

    A new footbridge exclusively for bicycles meanders over a canal of the port connecting the commercial, residential and office buildings recently build on both sides.

    Developer: Københavns Kommune (Client)
    Authors: DISSING+WEITLING archk

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    Public Baths in the Port

    Fåborg-Midtfyn (Denmark), 2016

    Bathing piers built over the waters of the beautiful Faaborg fjord endow a previously neglected area of the port with a recreational, inclusive dimension.

    Developer: Faaborg-Midtfyn municipality
    Authors: Urban Agency

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    New Lift to the Old City Centre

    Gironella (Spain), 2016

    A lift links the modern extension and medieval centre of town, the latter of which had been condemned to social isolation and depopulation.

    Developer: Servei de Patrimoni Arquitectònic Local (Diputació de Barcelona) i Ajuntament de Gironella
    Authors: Carles Enrich Giménez

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    New Coastal Defence Dyke

    Katwijk (Netherlands), 2016

    A dune-shaped-parking hides the cars that used yo invade the coastline while interposing a protection dike against floods in case of sea storms.

    Developer: Gemeente Katwijk
    Authors: OKRA landscape architects

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    "Escaravox"

    Madrid (Spain), 2016

    A mobile system of sunshade-awnings is adapted for a wide range of activities in the courtyards of the “El Matadero” Cultural Centre.

    Developer: Matadero Madrid
    Authors: Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation

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    Embellishment of Sant Miquel Square

    Olot (Spain), 2016

    The gloomy greyness of a run-down main square in a working class neighbourhood is transformed into a civic feeling by means of a very low-cost selective layer of paint creating a bright spread of colour with geometrical patterns.

    Developer: Ajuntament d'Olot
    Authors: Guillem Moliner Milhau, Eduard Callís Freixas

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    "Arquipélago" Contemporary Arts Centre

    Ribeira Grande (Portugal), 2016

    The degraded premises of a nineteenth-century factory of the island of São Miguel, in the archipelago of the Azores, becomes a contemporary arts centre and constitutes a space of exchange and interaction for people, knowledge and emerging trends.

    Developer: Direcção Regional de Cultura dos Açores (DRaC)
    Authors: João Mendes Ribeiro Arquitecto, Lda., Menos é Mais Arquitectos Associados, Lda.

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    "Mierīgi"

    Riga (Latvia), 2016

    For a week, Miera street becomes the venue of an ephemeral installation that allows its residents to experience the possibilities of a public space with less presence of private cars and a greater surface devoted to bicycles, pedestrians and social interaction.

    Developer: Fine Young Urbanists
    Authors: Fine Young Urbanists

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    "Test Site"

    Rotterdam (Netherlands), 2016

    A colourful footbridge for bikes and pedestrians passes over the railway tracks that separate the city centre from the Rotterdam Noord district.

    Developer: Stichting de Luchtsingel, IABR (International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam), ZUS [Zones Urbaines Sensibles]
    Authors: Elma ZUS [Zones Urbaines Sensibles]

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    Network of Footpaths and Cycling Routes on Cape Santa Pola

    Santa Pola (Spain), 2016

    A network of paths and bridges for walkers and cyclists has rescued from deterioration and neglect historical sites and natural areas on the rocky massif separating the town of Santa Pola from the Gran Alacant residential area.

    Developer: Ayuntamiento de Santa Pola
    Authors: Antoni Baile Jiménez, Prócoro Del Real Baeza, Ras arquitectos

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    Three Clearings in the Forest

    Uster (Switzerland), 2016

    The subtle opening up of three circular clearings in a forest offers nature in the wild to people using a new footpathon the outskirts of the city.

    Developer: Stadtraum und Natur, Stadt Uster
    Authors: Studio Vulkan Landschaftsarchitektur: Robin Winogrond, Lukas Schweingruber

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    Renovation of "Promenada"

    Velenje (Slovenia), 2016

    The construction of an amphitheater and a bridge over the river Paka transforms an old pedestrian pathway into a civic axis that connects the city centre with its natural surroundings.

    Developer: Velenje Municipality
    Authors: ENOTA

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    Harbour Market

    Vodice (Croatia), 2016

    The old market of this coastal town is restructured under a new open porch which improves its direct relationship with daily life in the port.

    Developer: Public Utillity Company Leć d.o.o.
    Authors: Dinko Peračić

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