Saturday, June 25, 2011

A visit to Neues Museum in Berlin

The Neues Museum in Berlin has been awarded with the Eurpean Union Prize for Architecture Mies van der Rohe, more info on European Culture website and David Chiperfield was the architect who restaured the building and officially received the prize at the Mies van der Rohe Pavillion in Barcelona (Spain) on June 20th, 2011.  The prize "acknowledges and rewards quality architecture in Europe"

THe European Commissioner  for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, A. Vassiliou said in the presentation:
‘I hope this prize will encourage more public and private investors to support the immense talent that we have in Europe in the field of contemporary architecture. I'm sure that David Chipperfield will continue to produce many more magnificent projects, and I wish Ramon Bosch and Bet Capdeferro a very successful international career in the future,’ 
This post is a photo-essay of the visit to the museum.

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