VILKAVIŠKIS BUS STATION NOMINATED FOR MIES VAN DER ROHE AWARD
Vilkaviškis Bus Station has been nominated for the 2022 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award. The EU Mies Award is given every 2 years to recognise the best new architecture in the Europe.
Vilkaviškis Bus Station was completed in March of 2020 and has played a key role in the revitalisation of the site. The exceptional architectural solution of the building, which functionally aims to concentrate services, small business and trade activities, helped the municipality to concentrate business and create new jobs in the region. Surrounded by greenery and signifying environmental friendliness, with its design philosophy resembling recreational buildings, the project of the bus station sets a completely new direction for the design of buildings for transport infrastructure.
A full list of nominees to the 2022 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award will be announced at the beginning of February 2021 .