The design for Panta Rhei College, Amstelveen, the netherlands, has been nominated for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture Mies van der Rohe Award 2011.
The Mies van der Rohe Award is granted every two years by the European Union and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe, Barcelona, to acknowledge and reward quality architectural production in Europe. It is one of the most important and prestigious prizes for international architecture.
Candidates for the Award are put forward by a broad group of independent experts from all over Europe, as well as from the architects' associations that form part of the European Council of Architects and other European national architects' associations.
The Award consists of a cash prize of 60,000€ and a sculpture evoking Mies van der Rohe's German Pavilion. The Special Mention is endowed with 20,000€ and a sculpture evoking the Pavilion, the genuine symbol of the Award.