MCHAP Finalists Announced
26. June 2016
UTEC Campus by Grafton Architects (Photo: Iwan Baan)
The seven finalists of the second biennial Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP), which recognizes the best built works of architecture in the Americas realized from January 2014 through December 2015, have been announced.
The finalists were selected by the jury* from a long list of nominated works that were announced in March. The announcement was made after the jury toured the finalist sites, which included visits with members of the MCHAP Network of architects, academics, and schools. Four of the seven projects are located in Central and South America, with two in the United States and one in Canada.
The finalists, alphabetical by architect:
- Weekend House by Angelo Bucci, Sao Paulo, Brazil
- UTEC Campus by Grafton Architects, Lima, Peru
- Tower 41 by Alberto Kalach, Mexico City, Mexico
- Pachacamac Museum by Llosa Cortegana, Lima, Peru
- Star Apartments by Michael Maltzan, Los Angeles, California, USA
- Fort York National Historic Site Visitor Centre by Patkau Architects / Kearns Mancini Architects, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Grace Farms by SANAA, New Canaan, Connecticut, USA
*The 2015/15 jury is made up of jury president Stan Allen, architect and former Dean of Princeton University’s School of Architecture (New York); Florencia Rodriguez, editorial director of Piedra, Papel y Tijera publishers (Buenos Aires); Ila Berman, Professor of Architecture, University of Waterloo (Toronto) / Dean, UVA School of Architecture (Charlottesville); Jean Pierre Crousse of Barclay & Crousse (Lima), and Dean Wiel Arets (Chicago).