On Saturday June 18th, the independent jury announced the winners of the 42nd edition of Archiprix Netherlands. We would like to extend our warmest congratulations to all winners.
The shared first prize went to Lieke Jildou de Jong with her landscape architecture project Freshwater farms on saline soils The project offers an inspiring perspective for seed potato production in the Noord-Groningen region. It resolves all the key issues collectively and adds a supremely poetic layer to the landscape. In a process spanning several decades, this 'new farming' in a new production landscape is worked up meticulously and plausibly into a comprehensive circular project.
The second prize was awarded to architect Anna Zań with Earthworks. The well-balanced, perfectly targeted combination of aesthetics, material expression, education and development strategy provides a seamless response to the challenge of transforming the former ENCI cement works at Maastricht. The project is acutely relevant to this depopulating region.
The announcement took place in Het Keilepand in Rotterdam. The Archiprix jury consisted of Tess Broekmans (urbanism), Michou-Nanon de Bruijn (interior architecture), David Kloet (landscape architecture), Violette Schönberger (theory) and Gus Tielens (architecture).
The exhibition Archiprix Netherlands 2022 presents all 30 participating projects. It is on show in Keilepand, Rotterdam Makers District MerweVierhavens, Keilestraat 9F, Rotterdam. Thu-Fri-Sat : 2:00 PM-6:00 PM, on June 18 and 25 from 11 a.m. other days by appointment.