Køge Nord Station wins Prix Versailles World Finale 2020
- Date published
- December 18, 2020
Køge Nord Station is among the 24 architectural projects crowned around the world by Prix Versailles World Finale. The Danish project wins Special prize Exterior Passenger Stations 2020.
94 projects, involving 38 countries and representing less than 1% of the total new projects reviewed in the early stages, were selected to participate in the World Finale for 2020. Køge Nord Station, designed by Dissing+Weitling and Cobe together with engineer COWI, is part of this exclusive selection.
Sustainable winner projects
In revealing these world winners, the Secretary General of the Prix Versailles, Jérôme Gouadain, emphasized the fact that all the prize-winning architectures have embraced a sustainable approach.
On 17 December 2020 the Prix Versailles states in a press release:
"Everyday locations and infrastructure can truly be sources of value creation, centred around social, cultural and ecological standards. Based on this orientation, stylistic excellence and diversity should be encouraged on a global scale, in the work done today and going forward."
Read more about Køge Nord Station.
The World Judges Panel, comprising former UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Culture Francesco Bandarin (Chairman of the Panel), David Adjaye, Baltasar Kormákur, Alina Cojocaru, Lu Wenyu, Thom Mayne, Anne-Sophie Pic and Trần Anh Hùng, voted to award the World Titles in all of the Prix Versailles categories: Airports, Campuses, Passenger Stations, Sports, Shops & Stores, Shopping Malls, Hotels, and Restaurants.