Here Are the Nordic Nominees for Mipim Awards

Nordic The nominations for the prestigious Mipim Awards have been made public. Four Nordic projects are among the nominees.


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Värtan Bioenergy CHP-plant in Stockholm is the only project that has been nominated in two categories. The building that is developed by Fortum and Stockholms stad and designed by UD Urban Design in collaboration with Gottlieb Paludan has the chance to win both Best Industrial & Logistics Development and Best Innovative Green Building.

In the category Best Refurbished Building there’s a Nordic nominee. P-hus Lüders in Copenhagen – developed by the city of Copenhagen and Port Development and designed by Jaja Architects and Årstiderne Arkitekter – is among the four projects competing for the win.

In the category Best Healthcare Development there’s a Nordic battle. Both Swedish RPC Trelleborg – developed by Region Skåne and design by BSK Arkiteter – and Danish GAPS – developed by the Region of Zealand and designed by Karlsson Architects and Vilhelm Lauritzen Architects – are nominate. They’ll compete with Alder Hey Children’s Health Park Hospital in Liverpool in the UK and University Medical Center in New Oreleans, USA.

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