The Media Architecture Biennale Awards celebrates outstanding projects at the intersection of architecture, urban design and planning, media and interaction design.
For our 5th call for the MAB Awards, we are glad to have received over 100 submissions from all over the world and we are truly impressed by the quality of the submissions – making a decision was not an easy task for the jury members. Winners will be announced during the MAB Awards ceremony, which will be live-streamed during the MAB20 on July 2nd, 15:00 CEST. A selection of projects is also featured on the Media Architecture Catalogue, a digital compendium of outstanding projects that define the state of the art of built Media Architectures worldwide.
The nominees for the 2020 edition of the MAB Awards are:
Category: Animated Architecture
The Digital Bricks
If These Walls Could Talk…
DAZZLE | San Diego International Airport
Zero Energy Mediatecture
Window into the seas
The ocean in the city
Category: Participatory Architecture and Infrastructures
SP_Urban Arte Conecta
Collaborative festival of artistic transmission in residential urban spaces during quarantine.
Interactive media facade
Category: Spatial Media Art
104,000 luminescent stones remember 104,000 Holocaust victims
Media art installation taking live photosynthesis data from plants
A flowing 20-metre long, double-sided video led-sculpture
Category: Future Trends and Prototypes
A zero-energy media facade
An Urban Robot For Hybrid Placemaking
A geographically accurate view of the cityscape above a moving subway train, projected onto its ceiling, as it moves under New York City
Category: More than Human Architecture
Touching Night Skies 50°06’44″N 8°40’36″E
An immersive public art installation challenging peoples perception of the illumination of public spaces
Highlighting the beauty of agriculture
Immersive and interactive digital nature experience in the airport
Note: For this version of the MAB awards, only 4 projects were submitted to the category “branding architecture”. For this reason, the jury decided to declare the category deserted.
The MAB20 Awards Jury Members:
Special thanks to all the jury members for their involvement in the evaluation process.