European Prize for Urban Public Space 2012 – Award Giving Ceremony

espai públic, PRESENTATION OF THE EUROPEAN PRIZE FOR URBAN PUBLIC SPACE 2012

6.30 p.m.
Formal welcome address by Sr. Marçal Sintes, director of the CCCB, with speeches by Sr. Salvador Esteve i Figueras, President of the Barcelona Provincial Council and of the Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona Consortium, and Sr. Antoni Vives i Tomàs, Third Deputy Mayor for Urban Habitat in the Barcelona City Council.

Reading of the Minutes of the Jury by David Bravo, Secretary of the European Prize for Urban Public Space 2012

Ex aequo prizes:
Refurbishment of the Banks of the River Ljubljanica in Ljubljana, Slovenia
Janez Koželj, Deputy Mayor and City Architect of the Ljubljana City Council, promoter
Rok Žnidaršič, Medprostor Studio, one of the eight architects’ studios involved in the collective work

Restoration of the Hilltop Site of Turó de la Rovira in Barcelona, Spain
Francina Vila i Valls, Councillor for the District of Horta-Guinardó and Vice-President of the Carmel and Environs Development Agency, promoter
Imma Jansana, of the Jansana, de la Villa and de Paauw, Architects’ Studio, and Jordi Romero of the AAUP Jordi Romero and Associates Studio, authors

Special Mentions:
Exhibition Road in London, United Kingdom
Mahmood Siddiqi, Head of Traffic and Highways at Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London

Abolition of Slavery Memorial in Nantes, France
Julian Bonder, Wodiczko+Bonder, Architecture, Art & Design, author

Annorstädes/Elswhere/Ailleurs in Malmö, Sweden
Tania Ruiz, author

Special Category:
Occupy Puerta del Sol in Madrid, Spain

8 p.m.
Speech by Josep Llinàs, President of the Jury of the European Prize for Urban Public Space 2012

Closing address by Sr. Salvador Esteve i Figueras

Free of charge / Limited seating available / Simultaneous translation into Catalan is offered

Organised by: With the sponsorship of:
CCCB copcisa

Abertis

Escofet

With the collaboration of:
Architekturzentrum Wien, Viena
Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine, París
The Architecture Foundation, Londres
Nederlands Architectuurinstituut, Rotterdam
Museum of Finnish Architecture, Hèlsinki
Deutsches Architekturmuseum, Frankfurt

 

The CCCB is a public consortium of:
CCCB

 

The prize-giving ceremony will be video recorded and may subsequently be consulted at the Website of the Prize, the CCCB and in the CCCB Archive