Exhibition of the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2017 in Leuven, Belgium
The EU Mies Award 2017 exhibition is travelling across Europe to disseminate and acknowledge quality architecture. After being in Barcelona, Brussels, Heerlen, Warsaw and Vienna reaches a new venue on its itinerancy at Leuven, Belgium by Stad en Architectuur.
The opening will take place on November 8 at 8:00 p.m. at M - Museum Leuven with a debate on the theme "Collective housing in complex environments" with the authors of the winning projects: DeFlat Kleiburg in Amsterdam, by NL architects and XVW Architectuur and Navez social housing in Brussels by MSA/V+.
The exhibition shows videos, images and models of the awarded projects as well as the finalists Kannikegården, Ely Court, The Rivesaltes Memorial Museum, Katyn Museum and 40 shortlisted. The works are displayed according to the urban fabric where they are located: Exo-urban, Periphery, Consolidated and Historic Centre; the parts that construct for this exhibition an imaginary “City of 40”.
This exhibition is supplemented by:
-The EUmiesaward App allows you to find and get to visit all the 2017 nominees and discover the nominees since 1988 that you have closer from Belgium and other European countries. Available for free on Android and iOS.
-A catalogue divided into two separate but complementary volumes: “The Compilation” and “The Jury Selection”. A panorama of architecture of the past two years in Europe, available at the exhibition, at best architecture libraries or at shopmies.com.