Iberian Biennial of Cultural Heritage
Cultural Routes, the Council of Europe.
The restoration of the mural of the postern of Santa Maria, Soria and the regeneration of its surroundings
The Universities of Alcalá de Henares, Coimbra and Salamanca and to Fernando Nogueira, President of the Fundação Millennium bcp.
The Ministry of Cultura-Direção Regional da Cultura do Norte de Portugal in recognition of the region Vale do Varosa (Viseu, Portugal)
Projects for Architecture Students (AR&PA Youth). Awarded to students from Montevideo, Valladolid, Madrid and Seveille
INTACH (Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage)
Mr Álvaro Siza Vieira, Architect, in recognition of his life and professional career
Ortuella Town Hall and the architect Ramón Garitano Garitano in recognition of the restoration of the siderite kilns for multi-purpose building in Ortuella (Bizkaia).
The Andalusian Historical Heritage Institute.
The “Casa del Sol” at the National Sculpture Museum of Spain.
The Restoration of the Monastery of Santa Clara la Velha, in Coimbra.
María José Aranguren and José González Gallegos for the restoration of the old Convent of Santo Tomás in the city of Alcalá de Henares.
The Town Hall and residents of Gotarrendura (Ávila).
The transfer and restitution of the Obelisk of Axum from Italy to Ethiopia, in recognition of an institution’s decision to return a heritage asset to its legitimate historical owner, and to carry out the technical work to make this possible.
The unveiling and restoration of the Renaissance paintings in the Great Chapel of Valencia Cathedral.
The Chapel was restored by the Valencian Institute for Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage. This action was awarded for the great thought and consideration put into it, the rigor in the methodology used and the courage with which the project sponsors dealt with such a technically complicated issue, using a multidisciplinary approach and involving international experts. Aside from the end result, the approach used has also made it possible to progress towards a definitive solution for restoring the vault’s original arrangement and design in full.
The Casa de Velázquez, in recognition of its work and dedication to Hispanic studies, contributing to the understanding, conservation and dissemination of Spanish cultural heritage.
Honorary mention to Mr. José María Losada Aranguren, in recognition of his constant dedication to protecting and raising awareness about cultural heritage, both in Spain and abroad.
The Santa María la Real de Aguilar de Campoó Foundation (Palencia), for its work in setting up sustainable and innovative initiatives, closely linked to the local region, to conserve and manage historical heritage.
Honorary mention for the restoration work carried out on the building at number eight in Isabel la Católica Street in Segovia (Casa Mudéjar), to ensure the rigorous restoration of heritage features during the building’s conversion into a hotel.
The judges congratulating the Historic Heritage Foundation of Castilla y León on its tenth anniversary.
Francesco Bandarín, Director of UNESCO's World Heritage Centre, in recognition of his work in guaranteeing professional standards in the management of the UNESCO’s World Heritage List, for speaking out for fairer representation, both geographically and in terms of the range of types of heritage included, and for his efforts to ensure that governments better safeguard these sites, abiding by World Heritage rules.
The city of Santa Fe de Bogotá (Colombia), in recognition of its efforts to rehabilitate and restore the historical neighbourhood of La Candelaria.
And to the Province of Val Di Noto, in Sicily (Italy), in recognition of its determined work to restore a great number of monuments following the 1992 earthquake and after an absence of such projects for many years, as well as its work in managing a large region full of monumental heritage.
The National Industrial Heritage Plan, designed by the Spanish Historical Heritage Institute and approved by the Historical Heritage Council, in recognition of its work to protect, promote and defend industrial heritage.
And Antonio Fernández Alba, in recognition of his intellectual career achievements and his professional work to conserve heritage.
The Roman Villa of Almenara de Adaja-Puras (Valladolid), in recognition of its comprehensive conservation and management plan, and the excellent work done to publicise this Asset of Cultural Interest.
The Spanish Academy and the Spanish School of History and Archeology, both in Rome, in recognition of their work over recent years to spread Spanish culture and research overseas.
The renovation of the Tate Modern, in London, and to Herzog and De Meuron, the architects responsible for rehabilitating this piece of industrial heritage for public use, and to the Finnish professor Jukka Jokiletho, in recognition of his career achievements and his devotion to protecting and raising awareness about the World Heritage Cities.
The technical team from the Spanish Historical Heritage Institute, which returned and reinstalled the paintings of the Hermitage of San Baudelio de Berlanga (Soria) to their place of origin.
The Office of the Consortium of Santiago de Compostela and to the Special Protection and Rehabilitation Plan of this Galician city, in recognition of their exemplary work and skills in conserving the original buildings and the historic part of the city.
The work carried out by the architect Fernando Cobos at the Castle of Ponferrada, and for the scientific methodology used.
The restoration work carried out on historical spaces at the Patio Herreriano Museum of Contemporary Spanish Art in Valladolid and the Salamanca Arts Centre in order to exhibit contemporary art.
The company Coresal, in recognition of its work to Restore The Benavente Chapel in Medina de Rioseco, both for the techniques used and for its contribution to the achievements of the Almirante Consortium in stimulating this historical city, as well as its collaboration with various institutions and bodies in carrying out this work.
Bernard Fonquernie, in recognition of his comprehensive and exemplary restoration work at the Nôtre Dame Cathedral in Paris.
Manfred Whedorn, in recognition of his restoration of the Royal Palace in Vienna, and also to the Instituto Central del Restauro in Rome, for its longstanding and renowned work on Italian Heritage and especially its project to restore paintings at the Church of St Francis of Assisi, with the use of IT techniques.
Antoni González, Head of the Local Architectural Heritage Service at the Provincial Government of Barcelona, for his career achievements, methodogical clarity and his work to disseminate these values.
Chillida Museum, in recognition of its important work in disseminating Basque Culture within Spain, and also to Zaragoza Cathedral, for its varied heritage actions.
The Restoration of the Altarpiece of Astorga Cathedral and also to the restoration company ARCO, in recognition of its rigorous restoration work, and to the project sponsor, The Historic Heritage Foundation of Castilla y León.
The restoration of the San Boal Palace in Salamanca, the University of Salamanca and the 40 Japanese companies that sponsored the project.
Juan José Martín González, in recognition of his lifelong dedication, for having established the foundations of Cultural Heritage knowledge, and his efforts to conserve and restore this heritage.
The Provincial Wine Museum, in recognition of having been able to give wine new purpose, and for the easily-reversed and rigurous work carried out, and also to project manager Roberto Valle, the company NECSO and the Provincial Government of Valladolid, as sponsor.