We are excited to share the news that two Snøhetta projects, Swarovski Manufaktur and the Outdoor Care Retreat, have been nominated for the prestigious European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2022!
As a crystal workshop for the 21st century, Swarovski Manufaktur is as much a top-notch production facility as it is an innovative creative hub providing Swarovski with new opportunities to work together with customers.
The Outdoor Care Retreat is a secluded wooden shelter aspiring to make hospitalization easier for patients and their families. Located only a short walking distance from one of Norway’s largest hospitals, it offers visitors a physical and psychological respite from stringent treatment regiments and the isolation that often follows long-term hospitalization.
The Award “must support the rethinking and replanning of Europe in such a way that it prioritises the environment through a cultural project in which design and sustainability are indissociable.”
We look forward to following the nomination process further!