Mies van der Rohe 2013 Award Shortlist Announced

The organisers of the Mies van der Rohe Award, the most prestigious accolade in European architecture (awarded to the best building completed in the last two years by a European architect) have announced the shortlist of contenders for the 2013 prize.

The five finalists competing for the €60,000 prize, which will be announced in May 2013, are:

City Hall, Ghent, Belgium, by Robbrecht en Daem architecten and Marie-José Van Hee architecten

Superkilen, Copenhagen, Denmark, by BIG Bjarke Ingels Group; Topotek1; Superflex

Harpa – Reykjavik Concert Hall & Conference Centre, Reykjavik, Iceland, by Batteríid architects, Henning Larsen Architects and Studio Olafur Eliasson

House for Elderly People, Alcácer do Sal, Portugal, by Aires Mateus Arquitectos

Metropol Parasol, Seville, Spain, by J. Mayer H.