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2022 PIRANESI AWARDS: CONGRATULATIONS!

2022 Piranesi Award: Covering the Remains of the Church of St. John the Baptist with the temporary lapidary, Kartuzija Žiče, Slovenia, 2022, architects Medprostor, photo M Kambic, T Bolta
2022 Piranesi Honorable Mention: Reconstruction of a Roman Theatre in Pula, Pula, Croatia, 2022, architect: Emil Jurcan (Zadruga Praksa), photo Jana Jocif
2022 Piranesi Honorable Mention: House MM, Domžale, Slovenia, 2020, architects Žiga Ravnikar, Eva Senekovič; collaborators Klara Bohinc, Andraž Keršič (a2o2 arhitekti), photo Ana Skobe
2022 Piranesi Student Honorable Mention: Across the Wall, West Cumbria, UK, 2022, student Tetsuya Saito, mentors Lawrence Barth, Lucy Styles

2022 PIRANESI AWARDS: CONGRATULATIONS!

FINAL JURY REPORT
Piran, 25 November 2022
 
Piranesi Award is conferred since 1989, this year for the 33rd time in a row. The international jury for the 2022 Piranesi Awards met on 25 November 2022 in Monfort Exhibition hall in Portorose. Members of the jury, traditionally composed of every year Piran lecturers, were:
Dominika Galandová, president
Miroslava Šešulková, president
Tonči Čerina
Mauro Marinelli
Mirco Franzoso
Marcus Innauer
Majda Kregar
Mateja Kurir
Arnau Tiñena
Ferran Tiñena
 
The jury was led by Eva Mavsar, Vesna Perovnik and Tatjana Sirk.
 
For 2022 Piranesi award 50 architectural projects were nominated by national selectors from 11 European countries: Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Montenegro, Slovakia, Slovenia and Serbia.
36 students’ projects were nominated by students’ selectors from 18 European Faculties of Architecture from Graz, Spittal, Vienna, Banja Luka, Sarajevo, Zagreb, Thessaloniki, Budapest, Pescara, Trieste, Podgorica, Bratislava, Ljubljana, Maribor, Belgrade, Kragujevac, Novi Sad and AA London. All together 84 projects arrived to Piranesi exhibition, 48 projects from architects, and 36 projects from students.
 
The traditional criteria of selection for the Piranesi exhibition were:
Considered setting in an urban or natural space
Spatial and design accordance with the context
Contemporary innovative spatial plan and layout
Respectful approach to the natural and cultural heritage
Contemporary understanding of traditional and autochthonous architectural elements
Innovative details
Considered use of color, materials, texture and light
 
All Piranesi winners receive a chair of Slovenian architect and designer Niko Kralj, donated by our sponsor RexKralj.
Glass sculpture for Piranesi Award was designed by young Slovene architect Ajda Racman who won 1st prize at student tender, organized in 2017 by DESSA gallery and Ljubljana Academy of Fine Arts and Design. The sculpture was made in famous Steklarna Rogaska/Rogaska glassworks.
 
After considering all the projects, jury decided that awards go to:
 
International 2022 Piranesi Award
Covering the Remains of the Church of St. John the Baptist in Žiče Charterhouse with the temporary lapidary, Kartuzija Žiče, Slovenia, 2022
Architects: Rok Žnidaršič, Jerneja Fischer Knap, Samo Mlakar, Katja Ivić, Dino Mujić (Medprostor)
 
The jury grants a Piranesi Award to this project for a brave and sensitive approach towards cultural heritage. Authors of the project introduce one innovative element – moving roof that creates a new function and reinterprets the ruins – the silhouette of the roof.
 
International 2022 Piranesi Honorable Mention
Reconstruction of a Roman Theatre in Pula, Pula, Croatia, 2022
Architect: Emil Jurcan (Zadruga Praksa)
 
The jury honours a simple yet complex interventions done to the heritage site. It shows a sensitive handling of this topic - minimal input with the strong impact which is making the cultural heritage accessible for the public, showing the importance for the society.
 
International 2022 Piranesi Honorable Mention
House MM, Domžale, Slovenia, 2020
Architects: Žiga Ravnikar, Eva Senekovič; collaborators: Klara Bohinc, Andraž Keršič (a2o2 arhitekti)
 
The jury appreciates a good practice of how to work with vernacular housing. It is introducing an innovative layout, revitalising old building, creating a modern space for living while using traditional materials.
 
International 2022 Piranesi Student Honorable Mention
Across the Wall, West Cumbria, UK, 2022
Student:  Tetsuya Saito
Mentor: Lawrence Barth, Lucy Styles
 
The jury chose this project for a subtle way of inhabiting an abandoned territory of a former mine. Project brings a housing that does not have urban characteristic to the countryside combining with agricultural production.
 

Shortlist of
5 projects from architects:
 
Music School, Bressanone, Italy, 2021
Architect: Carlana Mezzalira Pentimalli
 
Small Library, Arconate, Italy, 2020
Architects: Act_Romegialli with Paolo Donà
 
Roman Catholic Parish Church, Derekegyház, Hungary, 2019
Architects: László Váncza, Kinga Ferenczy, Soma Ránki (Váncza Művek)
 
Church of Beatified Restitute, Brno – Lesná, Czech Republic, 2020
Architect: Marek Jan Štěpán (Atelier Štěpán)
 
Main square Stadtschlaining, Stadtschlaining, Austria, 2021
Architects: Anna Wickenhauser, Dietmar Gasser
 
3 projects from students:
"Oase Stadt“, Graz, 2022
Students: Moritz Aichriedler, Clemens Cresnar, Hanna Gletthofer, Alexander Gündera, Nora Hoti, Valentina Lang, Vanessa Ly, Theresa Mitterdorfer, Timon Oswald, Sandra Rabanser, Fabian Schipflinger, Sarah Schirz, Elisabeth Strametz, Sebastian Stubenrauch, Stefan Urban, Ajla Bukvarević, Sophie De Martin Polo, Lamija Filan, Amina Huskic, Mona Kainrath, Jeremias Kappenberg, Gregor Klepatsch, Julian Radl, Elena Rumbold, Marie Schlederer, Markus Schmoltner, Sabrina Stangl, Lois Stoisser, Mirza Tricic, Julia Westreicher
Mentor:  Tobias Gruber, Emilian Hinteregger, Hans Gangoly, Georg Dornhofer
 
“Let’s Go to the Mall!” Conceptual Design of a Social Generator on the Case of the Renovation of the Shopping Mall Center Vič in Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2022
Student:  Maruša Turnšek
Mentor:  Asst. Prof. Mitja Zorc, M.Arch
 
“Can We Build Differently?” A Hempcrete Factory in Šmatevž by Gomilsko, Šmatevž pri Gomilskem, Slovenia, 2022
Student:  Lenart Piano
Mentor:  Prof. Tomaž Krušec, M.Arch; Co-mentor: Asst. Miha Munda, M.Arch

FINAL JURY REPORT
Piran, 25 November 2022
 
Piranesi Award is conferred since 1989, this year for the 33rd time in a row. The international jury for the 2022 Piranesi Awards met on 25 November 2022 in Monfort Exhibition hall in Portorose. Members of the jury, traditionally composed of every year Piran lecturers, were:
Dominika Galandová, president
Miroslava Šešulková, president
Tonči Čerina
Mauro Marinelli
Mirco Franzoso
Marcus Innauer
Majda Kregar
Mateja Kurir
Arnau Tiñena
Ferran Tiñena
 
The jury was led by Eva Mavsar, Vesna Perovnik and Tatjana Sirk.
 
For 2022 Piranesi award 50 architectural projects were nominated by national selectors from 11 European countries: Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Montenegro, Slovakia, Slovenia and Serbia.
36 students’ projects were nominated by students’ selectors from 18 European Faculties of Architecture from Graz, Spittal, Vienna, Banja Luka, Sarajevo, Zagreb, Thessaloniki, Budapest, Pescara, Trieste, Podgorica, Bratislava, Ljubljana, Maribor, Belgrade, Kragujevac, Novi Sad and AA London. All together 84 projects arrived to Piranesi exhibition, 48 projects from architects, and 36 projects from students.
 
The traditional criteria of selection for the Piranesi exhibition were:
Considered setting in an urban or natural space
Spatial and design accordance with the context
Contemporary innovative spatial plan and layout
Respectful approach to the natural and cultural heritage
Contemporary understanding of traditional and autochthonous architectural elements
Innovative details
Considered use of color, materials, texture and light
 
All Piranesi winners receive a chair of Slovenian architect and designer Niko Kralj, donated by our sponsor RexKralj.
Glass sculpture for Piranesi Award was designed by young Slovene architect Ajda Racman who won 1st prize at student tender, organized in 2017 by DESSA gallery and Ljubljana Academy of Fine Arts and Design. The sculpture was made in famous Steklarna Rogaska/Rogaska glassworks.
 
After considering all the projects, jury decided that awards go to:
 
International 2022 Piranesi Award
Covering the Remains of the Church of St. John the Baptist in Žiče Charterhouse with the temporary lapidary, Kartuzija Žiče, Slovenia, 2022
Architects: Rok Žnidaršič, Jerneja Fischer Knap, Samo Mlakar, Katja Ivić, Dino Mujić (Medprostor)
 
The jury grants a Piranesi Award to this project for a brave and sensitive approach towards cultural heritage. Authors of the project introduce one innovative element – moving roof that creates a new function and reinterprets the ruins – the silhouette of the roof.
 
International 2022 Piranesi Honorable Mention
Reconstruction of a Roman Theatre in Pula, Pula, Croatia, 2022
Architect: Emil Jurcan (Zadruga Praksa)
 
The jury honours a simple yet complex interventions done to the heritage site. It shows a sensitive handling of this topic - minimal input with the strong impact which is making the cultural heritage accessible for the public, showing the importance for the society.
 
International 2022 Piranesi Honorable Mention
House MM, Domžale, Slovenia, 2020
Architects: Žiga Ravnikar, Eva Senekovič; collaborators: Klara Bohinc, Andraž Keršič (a2o2 arhitekti)
 
The jury appreciates a good practice of how to work with vernacular housing. It is introducing an innovative layout, revitalising old building, creating a modern space for living while using traditional materials.
 
International 2022 Piranesi Student Honorable Mention
Across the Wall, West Cumbria, UK, 2022
Student:  Tetsuya Saito
Mentor: Lawrence Barth, Lucy Styles
 
The jury chose this project for a subtle way of inhabiting an abandoned territory of a former mine. Project brings a housing that does not have urban characteristic to the countryside combining with agricultural production.
 

Shortlist of
5 projects from architects:
 
Music School, Bressanone, Italy, 2021
Architect: Carlana Mezzalira Pentimalli
 
Small Library, Arconate, Italy, 2020
Architects: Act_Romegialli with Paolo Donà
 
Roman Catholic Parish Church, Derekegyház, Hungary, 2019
Architects: László Váncza, Kinga Ferenczy, Soma Ránki (Váncza Művek)
 
Church of Beatified Restitute, Brno – Lesná, Czech Republic, 2020
Architect: Marek Jan Štěpán (Atelier Štěpán)
 
Main square Stadtschlaining, Stadtschlaining, Austria, 2021
Architects: Anna Wickenhauser, Dietmar Gasser
 
3 projects from students:
"Oase Stadt“, Graz, 2022
Students: Moritz Aichriedler, Clemens Cresnar, Hanna Gletthofer, Alexander Gündera, Nora Hoti, Valentina Lang, Vanessa Ly, Theresa Mitterdorfer, Timon Oswald, Sandra Rabanser, Fabian Schipflinger, Sarah Schirz, Elisabeth Strametz, Sebastian Stubenrauch, Stefan Urban, Ajla Bukvarević, Sophie De Martin Polo, Lamija Filan, Amina Huskic, Mona Kainrath, Jeremias Kappenberg, Gregor Klepatsch, Julian Radl, Elena Rumbold, Marie Schlederer, Markus Schmoltner, Sabrina Stangl, Lois Stoisser, Mirza Tricic, Julia Westreicher
Mentor:  Tobias Gruber, Emilian Hinteregger, Hans Gangoly, Georg Dornhofer
 
“Let’s Go to the Mall!” Conceptual Design of a Social Generator on the Case of the Renovation of the Shopping Mall Center Vič in Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2022
Student:  Maruša Turnšek
Mentor:  Asst. Prof. Mitja Zorc, M.Arch
 
“Can We Build Differently?” A Hempcrete Factory in Šmatevž by Gomilsko, Šmatevž pri Gomilskem, Slovenia, 2022
Student:  Lenart Piano
Mentor:  Prof. Tomaž Krušec, M.Arch; Co-mentor: Asst. Miha Munda, M.Arch

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