European Prize for Urban Public Space 2014

Winners Announced

  • Renovation of the Old Port, Marseille, France (joint winner 2014).
  • The Branded Valley, Elx, Spain (joint winner 2014).

The winners of The European Prize for Urban Public Space 2014 were announced on 25 April 2014 as below: 

- Renovation of the Old Port, Marseille, France by Michael Desvigne and Norman Robert Foster
- The Branded Valley, Elx, Spain by Grupe Aranea

- Islamic Cemetery, Altach, Austria by Bernardo Bader
- Opening of Rainham Marshes, London, UK by Peter Beard
- "Baana" Pedestrian and Bicycle Corridor, Helsinki, Finland by Helsinki City Council
- La Lira Theatre, Ripoll, Spain by RCA Aranda Pigem Viilalta Arquitectes SLB

The biennial competition, for which The Architecture Foundation is the London partner, aims to highlight the importance of public space as catalyst of urban life in European cities. Major projects that have created, remodelled or improved public spaces in Europe and were completed in, or between 2012-2014 were submitted for consideration by an international jury.

The Jury of the 2014 Prize will consist of the following members: 

Carme Ribas, who will be representing the Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (President); Matevž Celik, Director, Museum of Architecture and Design; Sarah Ichioka, Director, The Architecture Foundation; Juulia Kauste, Director, Museum of Finnish Architecture; Francis Rambert, Director, La Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine; Peter Schmal, Director, Deutsches Architekturmuseum; and Dietmar Steiner, Director, Architekturzentrum Wien.

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