Two joint First Prize winners, as well as three Special Mentions and one Special Category winner of the European Prize for Urban Public Space 2012, an award created by the CCCB in 2000 to acknowledge and encourage the creation and recovery of public spaces in European cities, and to highlight urbanistic interventions that promote the public dimension of urban space and its role in social integration, finally been announced by the jury of this competition which is chaired by Spanish architect Josep Llinàs. The winner become The best of the best entries from 347 projects from 36 European countries.
The members of the Jury, presided over by the architect Josep Llinàs on behalf of the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB), are: Dietmar Steiner, director of the Architekturzentrum Wien (Vienna); Ole Bouman, director of the Nederlands Architectuurinstituut (Rotterdam); Sarah Mineko Ichioka, director of The Architecture Foundation (London); Francis Rambert, director of the Institut Français d’Architecture (Paris); Juulia Kauste, director of the Suomen Rakennustaiteen Museo (Helsinki), and Peter Cachola Schmal, director of the Deutsches Architekturmuseum, acting as board members, and David Bravo, architect, acting as secretary.
And Here is the list of the winner of European Prize for Urban Public Space 2012:
1. JOINT WINNER: RENOVATION OF THE RIVER LJUBLJANICA, Ljubljana (Slovenia), 2011
2. JOINT WINNER: LANDSCAPING OF THE PEAKS OF THE TURÓ DE LA ROVIRA, Barcelona (Spain), 2011
3. SPECIAL MENTION: EXHIBITION ROAD, London (United Kingdom), 2011
4. SPECIAL MENTION: ANNORSTÄDES / ELSEWHERE / AILLEURS, Malmö (Sweden), 2010
5. SPECIAL MENTION: MEMORIAL TO THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY, Nantes (France), 2011
6. SPECIAL CATEGORY: OCCUPY PUERTA DEL SOL, Madrid (Spain), 2011
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