Seven projects have been named finalists in the second edition of the biennial Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP). Selected from a pool of 175 nominees, the chosen buildings represent the best built works of architecture realized in the Americas from January 2014 to December 2015. The inaugaral award, which was given to the best project from 2000-2013, was shared by Álvaro Siza's Iberê Camargo Foundation and Herzog & de Meuron’s 1111 Lincoln Road.
Continue after the break for the list of finalists.
Weekend House / Angelo Bucci; Sao Paulo, Brazil
UTEC Campus / Grafton Architects; Lima, Peru
Pachacamac Museum / Llosa Cortegana Arquitectos; Lima, Peru
Tower 41 / Alberto Kalach; Mexico City, Mexico
Star Apartments / Michael Maltzan Architecture; Los Angeles, California
Grace Farms / SANAA; New Canaan, Connecticut, United States
Fort York National Historic Site Visitor Centre / Patkau Architects & Kearns Mancini Architects; Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The MCHAP 2014/15 Jury includes Jury President Stan Allen, architect and former Dean of Princeton University’s School of Architecture; Florencia Rodriguez, editorial director of Piedra, Papel y Tijera publishers; Ila Berman, Dean, UVA School of Architecture; Jean Pierre Crousse of Barclay & Crousse, and Wiel Arets, Dean of The Rowe Family College of Architecture at IIT.
The winner will be announced at a symposium held at the Illinois Institute of Technology’s College of Architecture on October 19, 2016. The winning team will also receive funding of $50,000 in support of research and a publication related to the theme of "Rethinking Metropolis."
News via MCHAP.