Mies van der Rohe exhibition, Dusseldorf

The exhibition of the best European projects nominated for the Mies van der Rohe Award 2011 opens on May 8th in Dusseldorf. The exhibition will be open until June 6th; it is set in the Museum of architecture and engineering. Projects are chosen by members of the award jury, and except for a traveling exhibition they are included in the award catalog. The projects are presented with models and videos. As well as recognizing excellence, the EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture - Mies van der Rohe Award encourages architects to work beyond their national borders and contribute to building a stronger and more creative Europe.