Press conference by Androulla VASSILIOU, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth prior to the EU Prize for contemporary architecture / Mies van der Rohe Awards ceremony, Barcelona

Type: NEWS   Référence: 78300   Durée: 00:03:45   Première transmission: 20/06/2011  Lieu: Barcelona, Spain
Fin de production: 20/06/2011
Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou visits Barcelona for the Mies van der Rohe Prizes, Given to the Architects David Chipperfield and Julian Harrap for the restoration of the Neues Museum in Berlin and to Ramon Bosch and Bet Capdeferro for the Collago House in Girona

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00:00:00 Wide shot of the Mies van der Rohe building and European flag 00:00:09
00:00:09 Close up of the European flag with architecture detail of the Montjuic Castle. 00:00:03
00:00:12 Wide shot of the Mies van der Rohe building with Catalonian flag 00:00:07
00:00:19 General shot of the Mies van der Rohe building. 00:00:05
00:00:24 People talking infront of the door of the building with Prize's logo in the background 00:00:03
00:00:27 Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou arriving to the building and shaking hands to authorities and architects (4 shots) 00:00:24
00:00:51 General shot of the table of the press conference 00:00:06
00:00:57 Medium shot of Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou talking with jury 00:00:05
00:01:02 Medium shot of Chipperfield and Julian Harrap 00:00:03
00:01:05 SOUNDBITE of Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou saying: First of all let me say that it's a pleasure and a honour, to be here in this very famous pavilion, wich i was very looking forward to see with my own eyes, and participate in this great event for architecture 00:00:19
00:01:24 Shot of journalists 00:00:03
00:01:27 SOUNDBITE of Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou saying: And the EU price for contemporary architect is today the most presticious award in European architecture. The prize recognice and stimulates world class quality in European architecture, and rises awareness among the wider public role that architecture plays in the cultural and social landscape of Europe 00:00:28
00:01:55 Shot of audience listening 00:00:05
00:02:00 SOUNDBITE of Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou saying: The presentation for this year’s European Union price for contemporary architect, Mies van der Rohe awards, it’s a great event for European culture. So, my congratulations to our winners, who had created two exceptional buildings, the reconstructions of the Neues Museum by David Chipperfield in collaboration with Julian Harrap, brings together the past and the present in a mix of contemporary archtiecure, restoration and art. The Collage house, in Girona, is another remarcable renovation by Ramon Bosch and Bet Capdeferro. 00:00:50
00:02:50 shot of the audience listening 00:00:04
00:02:54 SOUNDBITE of Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou saying: The sector represents an important part of the cultural and creative industries, wich provides quality jobs to 8.5 million people in the EU, and contribute 4.5% to the European GDP. So, i am mentioning this figures, because a part from the value of culture per se, should be undestrood, specially during this times of crisis, that cultural and creative industries is equally important for growth and ofr our development. 00:00:51
00:03:45 Selective focus between prize’s logo and architect Ramon Bosch on a LCD monitor. 00:00:00
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