Living Places 2016 edition

Living Places – Simon Architecture Prize 2016 received 104 built works from 16 European countries. The Jury analysed all the proposals and drew up a list of 8 finalists and 2 winners, one per category. The jury meeting took place on the 18th of November 2016 at DHUB in Barcelona. A conversation between the winners, Anne Lacaton, Jean-Philippe Vassal, Frédéric Druot, Eva Prats and Ricardo Flores, was held at Sala Beckett in Barcelona on the 22th of December 2016. The Granting Ceremony was celebrated at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion in the evening of the same day.

 

2016 Winning projects

Personal Places category:

WINNER
Transformation of 530 dwellings, block G, H, I

Bordeaux, France

Lacaton&Vassal, Frédéric Druot, Christophe Hut

 

 

 

 

Collective Place category:

WINNER
Sala Beckett. Theatre and International Drama Centre

Barcelona, Spain

Flores & Prats

2016 Finalist projects

Personal Places category:

FINALIST
Full Moon

Olot, Spain

unparelld’arquitectes

FINALIST
Crematorium Hofheide

Nieuwrod, Belgium

RCR Arquitectes with COUSSÉE & GORIS architecten

FINALIST
Housing renovation in Madrid

Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain

José Manuel Fiori l Hanimal Creative

FINALIST
Provinciehuis of North-Brabant

‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

KAAN Architecten

 

Collective Places category:

FINALIST
Dressing up the square

Olot, Spain

unparelld’arquitectes

FINALIST
Co-Housing – Wohnprojekt Wien

Vienna, Austria

Einszueins Architektur

FINALIST
Ceuta Public Library

Ceuta, Spain

Paredes Pedrosa Arquitectos

FINALIST
Madrid Rio

Madrid, Spain

Burgos & Garrido; Porras La Casta; Rubio & A-Sala; West 8

 

2016 All other projects

Personal Places category:

project 155Sofia, Bulgaria

PS ARCHITECTS

Tobogan houseMadrid, Spain

Z4A

Gurrea HouseSabadell, Spain

SAUQUET ARQUITECTES

‘Casa Aljibe’: Single House Re-using a former water cisternAlpedrete, Madrid, Spain

VALDIVIESO ARQUITECTOS

Bathyard HomeMadrid, Spain

Husos Architects

Home in MitreBarcelona, Spain

Bajet i Giramé

Baralla HouseBaralla, Lugo, Spain

OLAestudio

Prointel OfficesMadrid, Spain

AGi architects

Summer HouseLeányfalu, Hungria

Minusplus Generáltervező Kd.

BrouwhuisOisterwijk, The Netherlands

Bedaux de Brouwer Architecten; Studio INA MATT

Fence HouseBorówiec, Poland

mode:lina

House in Príncipe RealLisboa, Portugal

Camarim Arquitectos

House in GateiraGateira, Penela, Portugal

Camarim Arquitectos

Rooftop Apartment in LiberdadeLisbon, Portugal

Camarim Arquitectos

House OeirasOeiras, Portugal

Pedro Domingos Arquitectos

Stanhope GardensLondon

Architecture Project London

Collective Places category:

Súnion SchoolBarcelona, Spain

ARCHIKUBIK

Caramoniña AllotmentsSantiago de Compostela, Spain

abalo alonso arquitectos

R50-CohousingBerlin, Germany

ifau und Jeske Feuer; HEIDE & VON BECKERATH

Live-Work Complex KalkbreiteZürich, Switzerland

Müller Sigrist Architekten

Oratory and Auditorium at the Retamar SchoolPozuelo de Alarcón, Madrid, Spain

Hermoso & Heimannsfeld arquitectos S.L.P.

School of Culinary Arts and Hotel Mangement of SetúbalSetúbal, Portugal

Teresa Nunes da Ponte, Arquitectura lda.

Santa Catalina pier marine parkLas Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Romera y Ruiz architects

Pasarela buildingLas Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Romera y Ruiz architects

Echoes of an industrial pastSevilla, Spain

Serrano + Baquero

A journey through an orchardGranada, Spain

Serrano + Baquero

PlaygroundGranada, Spain

Serrano + Baquero

Studio LacySabadell, Spain

SAUQUET ARQUITECTES

Institute of Health Research and Investigation University of PortoPorto, Portugal

Serôdio Furtado & Associados, Arquitectos Lda.

Rosales del Canal SchoolZaragoza, Spain

Magén Architects

EscoraTorres Vedras, Portugal

Marta Pereira, Orlando Gilberto-Castro and Tiago Ascensão

British School GandíaGandía, Spain

ZAZ Architecture

CeilingCem Soldos, Tomar, Portugal

Orlando Gilberto-Castro and Tiago Ascensão

Horta Osório WinerySanta Marta de Penaguião, Douro, Portugal

Frederico Valsassina & João Charters Monteiro

Public library and socio-cultural centerJávea, Alicante

Singular Studio; DIHECA

ProYoga AcademySão João da Madeira, Portugal

10dedosvalentes

Cehegin Wine SchoolCahegín, Spain

INMAT Arquitectura

Opera SoftwareWrocław, Poland

mode:lina

Redevelopment of the east side Paprocany lake shore in TychyTychy, Poland

RS+ Robert Skitek

Viewing platform of Wola KroguleckaLimanowa, Poland

55Architekci

(un)curtain officeLjubljana, Slovenia

dekleva gregoric architects

Enlargement and renovation of Montbau LibraryBarcelona, Spain

OliverasBoix Arquitectes

Cultural and educational centre and Rosary Garden at the St. Hycinth ChurchBytom, Poland

medusagroup

Slovenska street renovationLjubljana, Slovenia

Dekleva Gregoric arhitekti; Katusic Kocbek arhitekti; Sadar+Vuga; Scapelab; Studio Kristof

Carles Rahola Public LibraryGirona, Spain

Mario Corea Arquitectura

Culture and Congress centre – CKK JordankiTorun, Poland

Menis Arquitectos

HoutloodsTilburg, The Netherlands

Bedaux de Brouwer Architecten; Van de Ven Bouw & Ontwikkeling

School of Design, Management, Production Technologies of Aveiro NorthOliveira de Azemeis, Portugal

University of Aveiro; Ana Roboredo e Joaquim Oliveira Arquitetos Lda.

AmadeusThe Hague, The Netherlands

Bedaux de Brouwer Architecten

Kartal Public SpaceIstanbul, Turkey

DILA GOKALP ARCHITECTS

Luís de Freitas Branco High SchoolPaço d’Arcos, Oeiras, Portugal

Machado Costa; a.s – atelier santos

Prezi.com OfficeMerkúr Palace, Budapest, Hungria

Minusplus Generáltervező Kd.

Selcuk Ecza HQIstanbul, Turkey

Tabanlioglu Architects

Fonte de Angeão SchoolFonte de Angeão, Vagos, Portugal

Miguel Marcelino

Nestlè HeadquarterAssago, Italy

Park Associati

Park 3 circlesOsio Sotto, Italy

Abad Architetti Srl

PricelessMilano, Italy

Park Associati

Birmingham New Street StationBirmingham

AZPML; Atkins

Soulages MuseumRodez, France

RCR Arquitectes; Passelac & Roques Architectes

PK SAINT-ROCHMontpellier, France

ARCHIKUBIK

Third-place Library Type in ThionvilleThionville, France

Dominique Coulon & Associés

Moesgaard MuseumAarhus, Denmark

Henning Larsen Architects

Concerthall BlaibachKirchplatz Blaibach, Germany

PETER HAIMERL . ARCHITEKTUR; Beierle.görlich

Nørreport StationCopenhagen, Denmark

COBE; Gottlieb Paludan Architects; Sweco; Bartenbach Lichtlabor; Aarsleff Rail

Israel PladsCopenhagen, Denmark

COBE; Sweco Architects; Niras; Morten Stræde; Barslev

Bildungscampus SonnwendviertelVienna, Austria

PPAG architects ztgmbh

Jury

 

Ilka Ruby, Chairwoman
Ruby Press, Berlin

Ilka Ruby is a Berlin-based publisher and curator on issues surrounding architecture and urbanism. She studied architecture at RWTH Aachen and TU Vienna. Together with her partner Andreas Ruby, she founded textbild, an office for architectural communication, and Ruby Press, a publishing house with a focus on architecture, art, and other cultural practices engaged in the production of space. Ilka Ruby has taught at Cornell University, Berlin University of the Arts, and the Peter Behrens School of Architecture in Düsseldorf.

Camilla van Deurs
Gehl Architects, Copenhagen

Partner, Director Head of Design Team Architect MAA, PhD. As Team Lead, Camilla works with her team to develop Public Space and Street Designs, Masterplanning Frameworks and Pilot Projects. Camilla has worked with both public and private clients in Europe, USA, Australia, Middle East and China at both a strategic and design level. Camilla holds a PhD in Urban Design with a focus on urban housing and is an active lecturer on the Gehl methodology, speaking at conferences around the world. She is also an Associate Professor at the University of Copenhagen, as well as a Board Member for the Danish Architects Association.

Carlos Ferrater
OAB, Barcelona

Doctor of Architecture and Professor of Architectural Project Design at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. Director of the Cátedra Blanca, Barcelona. Awarded the 2009 National Architecture Award by the Spanish Ministry of Housing for his overall career and since 2011 member of the Royal Institute of British Architects RIBA. Academician-Elect of the Real Academia de Belles Arts de Sant Jordi. Conferred as Doctor honoris causa by the University of Trieste. In 2006 he set up, along with Xavier Martí, Lucía Ferrater and Borja Ferrater, the Office of Architecture in Barcelona (OAB), with Núria Ayala as Projectʼs Director.

Albert Moya
Filmmaker, Barcelona – New York

Hailing from Catalonia, Albert Moya is at the forefront of a new generation of film directors who are injecting structure and ambitious storytelling into fashion’s motion image field. He began his career as an art director to the fashion brand El Delgado Buil, but Moya’s fascination with historic cinema swiftly led him to filmmaking. After assisting directors including Isabel Coixet in his home country, Moya moved to New York in 2013 where he directed his debut short “American Autumn”. Throughout Moya’s work the thread of design and architecture personified has lead to meaningful collaborations with Bulgari, Mulberry, Hermés, M2Malletier and a new Dries Van Noten Film shot at Palau de la Musica to name a few.

Salvi Plaja Miró
Design Director for Simon group, Barcelona

Salvi Plaja Miró, design director for Simon group, he has an extense experience in the industrial design field.  Under his leadership, SIMON has been widely awarded both in national and international contests including the Premios Nacionales de Diseño 2016 awarded by the Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad, the IF Gold Design Award, the Red Dot Awards, the Premios Delta, and the Premi Catalunya d’Ecodisseny 2015.