International Architecture Awards® 2020Founded in 2005, The International Architecture Awards®, organized by The Chicago Athenaeum International Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, is the oldest annual public celebration of global architecture. Hundreds of practices around the world compete for the title of Global Building of the Year.The International Architecture Awards® are the only non-commercial, global, and public awards program given jointly by two nonprofit Museums in the United States and Europe dedicated to public education concerning architecture and industrial design.The International Architecture Awards® are the only non-commercial, global, and public awards program given jointly by two nonprofit Museums in the United States and Europe dedicated to public education focusing on architecture and industrial design.The Awards are regarded internationally as a mark of excellence, recognizing the best global architecture practices, as well as the corporate clients, developers, state and local governments, institutions, general contractors that produced them.This year’s selected buildings and urban planning projects are from 38 nations including: Albania, Australia, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Latvia, México, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, The United States, Tibet, United Kingdom, and Vietnam.This year’s Jury was held at The European Centre in Athens, Greece and consisted of the following Greek architects, critics, and architecture educators:• George Tsolakis, Architect, National Technical University of Athens
• Giannis Giannoutsos, Architect Engineer, National Technical University of Athens
• Iro Nikolakea, Architect, Head of Exhibition and Cultural Events, National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST), Athens
• Konstantina Siountri, Architect, Ministry of Environment and Energy, Athens
• Manolis Vourakis, Architect, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki – University of Leuven
• Marianna Athanasiadou, Architect, AthensMore on the this year’s Jury: internationalarchitectureawards.com/juryThis elite group of buildings and urban planning projects will be presented at The European Centre Athens (74 Mitropoleos Str., GR-105 63 Athens, Greece) from September 11th until October 11th.The exhibition titled “THE CITY AND THE WORLD” presents the works of award-winning architectural offices with photographic materials and videos. Some of the architectural offices participating in the exhibition are: 3andwich Design / He Wei Studio, AW2, A-01 (A Company / A Foundation), Aedas in Joint Venture with Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, BATLLE I ROIG ARQUITECTURA, Cherem Arquitectos, China Architecture Design & Research Group (CADG), Christ.Christ. associated architects GmbH, EID Architecture, Ennead Architects, ENOTA, Estudio Caballero Colón, Felix Fischer Architekten, FXCollaborative Architects, GL Studio, GPY Arquitectos, gronych + dollega architekten, Haworth Tompkins, Kaunitz Yeung Architecture, L’ EAU, Liminal Studio,NOVO Architects, M u t u o, PLY Union Ltd., Raulino Silva Arquitecto, SquareWorks, Stinessen Arkitektur, studioVRA, TAKENAKA, Ventura + Partners, West-line Studio and more.See all the projects on our website: internationalarchitectureawards.comAll award-winning projects are included in the publication New International Architecture – Global Design + Urbanism XX, which is edited by Christian Narkiewicz-Laine (Metropolitan Arts Press Ltd.). The catalogue is also available on the website of our Publication House: metropolitanartspress.com/shop/new-international-architecture-2020PLEASE NOTE: On Friday, September 11th, an extended opening will be held from 13:00 until 20:00. Following the instructions of the competent authorities and with priority to public health and safety, up to 20 people will be able to enter the exhibition space at the same time. The use of the mask is mandatory in the space.The City and The World
Architectural Exhibition
Opening of the Exhibition: Friday, September 11th, 13.00 – 20.00
THE EUROPEAN CENTRE, Mitropoleos 74, Athens, Greece
Free entrance to the public