40 under 40 award


CristinaParreño Architecture has been selected as one of the “Europe 40 under 40″ 2014



Europe’s most important and emerging young architects and designers as Europe 40 under 40 for 2014

The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design are pleased to announce the selection of this year’s most promising and emerging design talent in Europe for 2014.

Forty architects and landscape architects and industrial designers were selected this year by a jury of architecture and design practitioners from The European Centre’s International Advisory Committee composed of some of Europe and the United States’ most prestigious architecture and industrial design offices. Geographically, the selected young recipients for the 2014 “Europe 40 Under 40®” hail from across eleven European nations: Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Slovenia, Spain, The Netherlands, and Turkey—the best of the young best of Europe.

“This year’s awarded Europe 40 Under 40,” states Christian K. Narkiewicz-Laine, Museum President, The Chicago Athenaeum, “are some of the brightest and most progressive architects and designers ever selected in this program over the years. Their work is highly innovative, densely imaginative, and full of a new spirit that characterizes European design today.” The young European architects selected for 2014 provide an insight and an overview of the architectural scene in Europe, and with the aid of portraits and short explanatory texts, photographs of leading projects, featured agencies and architects and their websites.