Skanderbeg Square wins the European Award for Urban Public Space 2018 in Barcelona

 Following the awards received at the biennial of Chicago a year ago, Skanderbeg Square received today the prestigious European Award for Urban Public Space 2018. The prize was awarded a few hours ago by the Barcelona's Contemporary Cultural Center and six of the most important European institutions of architecture and design in Europe and the appreciation was made by an internationally recognized jury led by the architect Olga Tarraso.

Skanderbeg Square was selected among 279 projects from 32 different European countries, and was previously selected among the 25 finalist projects.

The European Public Space Prize is a two-year competition organized by the Barcelona Center for Contemporary Culture and six European institutions with a view to knowing and encouraging recovery projects and the protection of public space in our cities. This kind of competition is founded in 2000 and this year celebrates its tenth edition.

The International Space Prize of the European Space Award selected 25 works as a finalist among 279 projects from 32 European countries. The European Prize for Urban Public Space is organized by the Center for Contemporary Culture of Barcelona and its partners: the German Museum of Architecture (Frankfurt); Museum of Finnish Architecture (Helsinki); Museum of Architecture and Design (Ljubljana); Architecture Foundation (London); The City of Architecture and Heritage (Paris) and the Vienna Architecture Center (Vienna).

279 works were handed out for this session: Spain (52), Portugal (18), Italy (17), France (16), Belgium (14), Netherlands (14), UK (13), Germany Poland (10), Switzerland (10), Romania (9), Bulgaria (8), Czech Republic (8), Slovenia (8), Serbia (7), Ukraine (7), Austria (6), Russia Denmark (5), Hungary (5), Turkey (5), Albania (4), Sweden (4), Croatia (3), Estonia (3), Ireland (3), Norway (3), Bosnia and Herzegovina (2), Greece (2), Lithuania (2), Luxembourg (2), Slovakia (1).
Skanderbeg Square wins the European Award for Urban Public Space 2018 in Barcelona Skanderbeg Square wins the European Award for Urban Public Space 2018 in Barcelona Wednesday, June 20, 2018 Rating: 5
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