Four nominees for election best graduation projects at Archiprix 2013

Published on

Dutch design schools annually nominate their best graduation projects to participate in the prestigious Archiprix. New talents often first step into the limelight during its presentation, this year taking place in the Netherlands Architecture Institute (NAi) in Rotterdam in June 2013. The Amsterdam Academy of Architecture has nominated four students for this award.

Ricky Rijkenberg has been nominated by the Amsterdam based Academy of Architecture for the prestigious Archiprix, awarded to the best graduate projects among Dutch design schools in June. She designed a time capsule for Vienna remembering the glorious past of the Austrian capital called Zutritt Verboten.

Graduate Donna van Milligen Bielke designed a new Amsterdam City Hall, a kind of Reversed Boogie Woogie. Her graduation project was also nominated for the Amsterdam School of Arts Prize 2012, in Dutch called the AHK Eindwerkprijs.

Anna Allis finished her degree with the project ‘Sous le Sable: Souvenir of a Mirage.’ It is the story of an imaginary airport city in the Algerian Sahara, working as a catalyst upon its surroundings.

Finally, the design by graduate Tara Steenvoorden turns a 17th century orphan house in a 21st century National Ballet School.

Visit this page to see the nominated graduation projects.

Award ceremony
The award ceremony will take place on June 22 in the Netherlands Architecture Institute (NAi) in Rotterdam. The 2013 graduation projects are judged by a jury consisting of Helena Casanova, Patrick Mc Cabe, Marnix van der Meer, Arthur Wortmann and Enno Zuidema.

The exhibitions Archiprix 2013 and Archiprix International 2013 will be on display from June 21 till 22 (17h00) at the Rotterdam Hofpoort on the 18th floor. More information on (Dutch only).