EUmies Awards

On the occasion of the EUmies Awards Day 2022 the Fundació Mies van der Rohe together with the European Commission, presented the new name, structure and new image of the EUmies Awards!

From now on, the name of the award will be pluralised, EUmies Awards, and will include the Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA) as a #YoungTalent category, together with the categories #Architecture and #Emerging.

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EUmies Awards Day 2022

Join us on 12 May in a special day open to all architecture lovers to enjoy and share together the best architecture in Europe. A unique occasion to exchange ideas, knowledge and opinions in a festive encounter to gather and celebrate.
EUmies Awards ceremony – Mies van der Rohe Pavilion.

11:30 – Welcome by Anna Ramos, director Fundació Mies van der Rohe
Talk 0: ‘Before, during and after the architectural project’
The experiences of the clients of the 2 winner and 5 finalist works: Josep Maria Borrell (technical coordinator IMPSOL / AMB), Frédéric Lauprêtre Orange (president Bail Pour Tous), Florian Schmidt (district councilor in Berlin-Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg), Adinda Van Geystelen (artistic director Z33), Jan Boelen (founder and former artistic director Z33), Marco Gioannini (communication responsible Fondazione Agnelli), Maria Sales (La Borda habitatge cooperatiu), and Sean Woulfe (director of Estates and Sustainability, Kingston University).

12:30 – Awards ceremony with Mayor of Barcelona, Mrs. Ada Colau, European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, Mrs. Mariya Gabriel, and the President of Fundació Mies van der Rohe, Mrs. Janet Sanz and the Winners and Finalists of the EUmies Awards 2022.

EUmies Awards Talks – Mies van der Rohe Pavilion

16:00 – Talk 1
Presentation by Francesca Torzo – Z33, Hasselt
Presentation by peris+toral.arquitectes – 85 Social Housing units, Cornellà de Llobregat
Conversation with jury members Georg Pendl and Triin Ojari.

17:00 – Talk 2
Presentation by Deadline Architects – Frizz23, Berlin
Presentation by Grand8 + Mélanie Drevet Paysagiste – The railway farm, Paris
Conversation with jury members Mia Hägg and Spiros Pengas.

18:15 – Talk 3
Presentation by Lacol – La Borda cooperative housing, Barcelona
Presentation by BDR Bureau – Enrico Fermi School, Turin
Presentation by Grafton Architects – Town House Kingston University, London
Conversation with jury members Francesca Ferguson and jury secretary Anna Ramos.

19:30 – EUmies Awards Celebration while visiting the exhibition – Esklandestino, Carrer Mèxic 3. (Limited capacity. Prior reservation required: book your invitation here)

The EUmies Awards exhibition is now open every day from 10:00 to 20:00 with free access until the12 of May that will be open all day long from 11:30 to 00:00.

Video interview of the protagonists of the YTAA 2020 in Venice.

We are happy to share the video of the interviews of the Winners and the Jury of the YTAA 2020 during the Granting Ceremony day in Venice.

You can see the full video here:

Video: Arturo Romero and Carlos Higinio Esteban (Directors), Jacopo Mandelli (Camera and Edition) – Future Architecture Platform.

The catalogues of the Young Talent Architecture Award 2020 and of the Asia Edition of the YTAA 2020 are now available!

The books include images, drawings, texts and pictures from the shortlisted, finalist and winner projects as well as texts from the jury members.

One edition includes the projects from European, Brazilian, Chilean and Mexican schools, while the other one sets side by side the projects from Chinese, Indian, Japanese and South Korean schools. 

The books have been published by Fundació Mies van der Robe with dpr-barcelona in the framework of the Future Architecture Platform and the support of the Creative Europe program of the European Union.

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New YTAA exhibition now open at the Tirana Design Week.

From today until October 11th you can visit the exhibition of the YTAA 2020 now on display at Polis University in Tirana in the framework of the Tirana Design Week!

Workshops, open lectures, an international conference with sessions of debates and open ateliers, and other public events will form the agora of TDW 2021, aiming at producing knowledge, tentative answers and ideas on how the society could move ahead towards healthy spaces and wellbeing in the post-pandemic city.

Read more:

Young Talent Architecture Award 2020. Educating together

Awards Ceremony and Debates.

Collateral Event of the 17th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.

28th September 2021

3pm – 6.30pm CEST

From Palazzo Michiel in Venice


On 28th September 2021, the Fundació Mies van der Rohe with the support of the Creative Europe will organize an event in Venice to celebrate the Young Talent Architecture Award 2020 and talk about the future of architecture together with the Winners of the YTAA 2020, the Winners of the Asian edition of YTAA 2020 and the jury members as well as representatives from the organising institutions, sponsors and supporters.

The Awards Ceremony will be preceded by two debates focusing on “Educating together” and “New European Bauhaus. How will we live together?”, two key themes in relation to education and how to rethink and replan Europe which prioritises the environment through a cultural project in which design and sustainability are indissociable.

Check out the program HERE.