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Tag: Pritzker Prize

  • Thursday, May 25th 2023 - 08:47 UTC

    The Nobel of Architecture, Pritzker Prize, for Sir David Chipperfield

    Chipperfield made a name internationally, with the renovation and reconstruction of old buildings while taking into account their history and environment.

    The Commander's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Japan Art Association's Praemium Imperiale, a knighthood in his native Britain, the list of international honors and awards is so long that it's surprising David Chipperfield had yet to receive the Pritzker Prize, considered the Nobel Prize of architecture.

  • Saturday, March 7th 2020 - 06:23 UTC

    Irish women duo awarded architecture's most prestigious prize

    In 2008, Farrell and McNamara's celebrated Grafton Building at Milan's Bocconi University was named World Building of the Year at the World Architecture Festival in Barcelona, a prize that thrust them

    Dublin-based Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara were awarded the Pritzker Prize, the first time a female duo has scooped architecture's most prestigious award. They gained international fame for their blocky, brutalism-inspired structures, which prioritize human interaction by pairing heavy materials like stark concrete with lookout points, meeting places, and spots to loiter.

  • Wednesday, March 6th 2019 - 09:43 UTC

    Japanese awarded the Pritzker Prize, architecture's highest honor

    Isozaki over 100 built works range from the Palau Saint Jordi, built in Barcelona for 1992 Summer Olympics, to the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles

    Japanese architect Arata Isozaki has been awarded the Pritzker Prize, considered architecture's highest honor, for a lifetime of work that found global resonance while mining local traditions.