Finalists in 2016 European Prize for Urban Public Space announced

25 finalists chosen from 276 submissions in Architecture Foundation-partnered competition

The European Prize for Urban Public Space is a bi-annual award, presented jointly by seven international architecture centres of which the Architecture Foundation is the UK representative.  Gathered at the Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB) last month, representatives from the partner institutions selected 25 finalists from a total of 276 subissions. They will all feature in a travelling exhibition that will tour the world across the next two years. Among these finalists are the winners and special mentions, which will be announced on July 4, at a ceremony held at the CCCB.  The Architecture Foundation presented the exhbition of the 2014 finalists in partnership with the Royal Academy last summer.  It was represented on the international jury of the 2016 awards by its director, Ellis Woodman.  Details of the 25 finalists can be found on the website of the European Prize for Urban Public Space. The one UK finalist, DK-CM's improvement works to Barkingside town centre, was the subject of a film in the Architecture Foundation's Doughnut series.