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Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize Names Finalists

13 July, 2014

-By Holly O'Dell


Organizers of the inaugural Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) have announced seven finalists, representing the best built work across North and South America. The award program was founded by Wiel Arets, dean of the College of Architecture at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT). Jury members visited the 36 semi-finalist projects to determine the finalists.

“The concept at the heart of MCHAP is to foster a deeper conversation about Architecture in the Americas,” Dirk Denison, MCHAP director and professor in the College of Architecture at IIT, said in a statement. “The jury’s visits to the realized works and our meetings with the architects and clients proved the value of such conversations in creating outstanding works of architecture.”

The winner will be announced at the MCHAP Conference on October 22 in Chicago. The finalists are:

1111 Lincoln Road, Miami
Architect: Herzog & de Meuron



Iberê Camargo Foundation, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Architect: Álvaro Siza Vieira



Mestizo Restaurant, Santiago, Chile
Architect: Smiljan Radic



Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Bloch Building, Kansas City, Missouri
Architect: Steven Holl Architects



Seattle Central Library
Architects: OMA/LMN — Rem Koolhaas and Joshua Prince-Ramus



Altamira Residential Building, Rosaria, Argentina
Architect: Rafael Iglesia



Capilla del Retiro, Auco, Los Andes, Chile
Architect: Undurraga Deves Arquitectos (Cristián Undurraga)



The jury includes jury president Kenneth Frampton, Ware Professor of Architecture at GSAPP, Columbia University; Wiel Arets, Dean of the College of Architecture and Rowe Family College of Architecture Dean Endowed Chair at IIT; Jorge Francisco Liernur, architect, professor at Torcuato Di Tella University; Dominique Perrault, founding principal, Dominique Perrault Architecture and professor at EPFL; and Sarah Whiting, Dean and William Ward Watkin Professor, Rice School of Architecture.




Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize Names Finalists

13 July, 2014


Organizers of the inaugural Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) have announced seven finalists, representing the best built work across North and South America. The award program was founded by Wiel Arets, dean of the College of Architecture at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT). Jury members visited the 36 semi-finalist projects to determine the finalists.

“The concept at the heart of MCHAP is to foster a deeper conversation about Architecture in the Americas,” Dirk Denison, MCHAP director and professor in the College of Architecture at IIT, said in a statement. “The jury’s visits to the realized works and our meetings with the architects and clients proved the value of such conversations in creating outstanding works of architecture.”

The winner will be announced at the MCHAP Conference on October 22 in Chicago. The finalists are:

1111 Lincoln Road, Miami
Architect: Herzog & de Meuron



Iberê Camargo Foundation, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Architect: Álvaro Siza Vieira



Mestizo Restaurant, Santiago, Chile
Architect: Smiljan Radic



Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Bloch Building, Kansas City, Missouri
Architect: Steven Holl Architects



Seattle Central Library
Architects: OMA/LMN — Rem Koolhaas and Joshua Prince-Ramus



Altamira Residential Building, Rosaria, Argentina
Architect: Rafael Iglesia



Capilla del Retiro, Auco, Los Andes, Chile
Architect: Undurraga Deves Arquitectos (Cristián Undurraga)



The jury includes jury president Kenneth Frampton, Ware Professor of Architecture at GSAPP, Columbia University; Wiel Arets, Dean of the College of Architecture and Rowe Family College of Architecture Dean Endowed Chair at IIT; Jorge Francisco Liernur, architect, professor at Torcuato Di Tella University; Dominique Perrault, founding principal, Dominique Perrault Architecture and professor at EPFL; and Sarah Whiting, Dean and William Ward Watkin Professor, Rice School of Architecture.

 


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