. New freedoms and ways of our society mean manifestoes and tight stylistic groups are currently ‘out’ but naturally this will change again. European Architecture Competition South American Wales Venice Biennale European Pavilion The key contemporary European buildings tend to – as is logical – be found in the larger countries of Western Europe, namely Germany, France, UK, Italy and Spain.

But over the years certain countries have established – and then lost – great reputations for top quality architecture. In the last three decades this applied to Switzerland and then Spain. Of course they still both produce a good range of top quality architecture, it is just that the fashion focus has moved on, and to a certain extent the actual determinants have been weakened, principally rich clients.

Europe 40 Under 40 Awards Adrian Welch, architect & Editor – consructive views welcome. TYIN tegnestue Architects Key Contemporary Architectural Developments across Europe European Buildings – geographical by country European Hotel Design Awards World Buildings – geographical European Blind Date : wonderland Event More European Architecture online soon European Architecture European Buildings The Chicago Athenaeum and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies announce that two young Norwegian architects, Andreas G. Gjertsen and Yashar Hanstad, principals of the architecture cooperative, TYIN tegnestue Architects in Trondheim, Norway, have been named as this year’s winners of The European Prize for Architecture for their humanitarian work designing and building with community participation in poor and underdeveloped areas in Africa and Asia.

Scotland photo : Nicolas Borel Additions / photos for the European Architecture – Buildings in Europe page welcome Monaco photograph : Pasi Aalto / pasiaalto. Com North American Another country which went through an architectural peak was the UK with the surge of Lottery funded buildings, many of them surplus to specific societal needs. With chnages to Lottery funding this source of major new buildings has dried up.

England European Architecture, Building, Country, Designs, Built Environment, Links European Buildings by Country : Architecture European Buildings – Brief Synopsis European Architecture - Europe Buildings - e-architect We list architecture in Europe by country on this page, in alphabetical order: European Prize for Architecture – winners news, 2012 by continent.