The Town Hall in Menen was nominated for the 2009 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture Mies van der Rohe Award and won the quadrennial Award for Architecture of the Province of West Flanders in 2011.
The practice consists of a dynamic and international team of 15 architects with a broad experience. The main office is an open studio in a 1930s factory building in central Brussels, which the practice converted to studio use for themselves.
Their important recent construction projects include the Heuried Sports Centre in Zurich (2017), the Housing Riedpark in Zug (2016), the Lucerne School of Art and Design in Emmenbrücke (2016), the Swiss Film Archive in Penthaz (2015), the Toni-Areal in Zurich (2014), the Keystone Office Building in Prag (2012) and ‘Im Viadukt’– Refurbishment of the viaduct arches in Zurich (2010). Planning has started on, among other projects, the Quartier Heidestrasse, Commercial area in Berlin (since 2016), the Housing Briesetrasse Neukölln in Berlin (since 2015), the New Museum of Natural History Basel and State Archives Basel-City (since 2015) and the Zellweger Parc, Plot D in Uster (since 2014).
EM2N is managed by Mathias Müller and Daniel Niggli together with their associates Bernd Druffel (*1972), Fabian Hörmann (*1978), Verena Lindenmayer (*1975), Björn Rimner (*1978), Gerry Schwyter (*1975) and Christof Zollinger (*1973).
The practice has won recognition from architectural critics and numerous national and international awards – among them the Erich Schelling Prize and Heinrich Tessenow Gold Medal.