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Reykjavik's Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Center Wins Mies van der Rohe Award

Posted: May. 29th, 2013  |  By Michael Pearse
Harpa Concert and Conference Centre
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Looking for places to go in Reykjavik? Look no further than the Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Center, recent winner of the European Prize for Contemporary Architecture, the Mies van der Rohe Award. The wondrously unique building is one of Reykjavik's top sites to visit, and the rest of the world is taking notice!

Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre in Reykjavik, Iceland, by Henning Larsen Architects and artist Olafur Eliasson has won this year's European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture, the Mies van der Rohe Award.

The crystalline Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre by Henning Larsen Architects and Studio Olafur Eliasson with local practice Batterķiš Architects beat four other projects on the Mies van der Rohe Award 2013 shortlist to scoop the €60,000 prize.

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