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Pritzker Prize

A Pritzker for Chile

Paula Escobar Chavarría | Posted 04.07.2016 | Latino Voices
Paula Escobar Chavarría

We must celebrate Aravena, and transform this award, as he himself said, in a prize for an entire country. The country that are maybe not now, but we can become if we lift our heads and see what we can achieve when we build from our identity and our values.

CultureZohn: Glass Houses

Patricia Zohn | Posted 10.27.2016 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

You have to be special to want to inhabit a Glass House. The new Sanaa-designed Grace Farms River and Philip Johnson's Glass House to which it pays homage invite contemplation of what that really means.

Design News Roundup - June 2015

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 06.16.2016 | Arts

Summer is on its way after a busy spring in the design world; Santiago Calatrava unveiled new public works in New York, which also completed another successful NYCxDesign. Shigeru Ban took on another relief project, deploying emergency shelter to earthquake ravaged Nepal and a state-of-the-art design studio flourishes in Amsterdam.

Miami: A Blank Canvas For Design

David Martin | Posted 05.14.2016 | Miami
David Martin

The world's premier architects are clamoring to work in neighborhoods across our community, new buildings are winning international awards and in what may be the strongest evidence yet, the Pritzker Prize (architecture's top honor) will be awarded in Miami Beach this week for the 1st time.

Women In The Practice Of Architecture Are On A Roll

J. Michael Welton | Posted 02.17.2015 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Women in the practice of architecture are on a roll.

Pritzker Prize Rejects Denise Scott Brown

Guy Horton | Posted 08.17.2013 | Arts
Guy Horton

After closed-door deliberations the Pritzker Prize has decided to reject the petition to grant Denise Scott Brown inclusion on her husband Robert Venturi's 1991 prize.

Denise Scott Brown Pritzker Petition Nears 15,000

Guy Horton | Posted 08.10.2013 | Arts
Guy Horton

Back in 1991 the Pritzker Prize was awarded to architect Robert Venturi. However Mr. Venturi's wife and partner, Denise Scott Brown, was not recognized. Now, two students at Harvard's Graduate School of Design have started a petition to have her officially included on her husband's prize.

It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World...of Museums

Edward Goldman | Posted 07.07.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Once upon a time -- a long, long time ago -- the world of art museums was a relatively quiet, scholarly domain of academic pursuit and aesthetic conte...

'Women In Architecture Deserve The Same Recognition As Their Male Counterparts'

Posted 04.01.2013 | Arts

In 1991, Robert Venturi was awarded the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize along with a reward of $100,000. However, Denise Scott Brown -- his wi...

The Dangling Crane: A Sword of Damocles for the Modern World

Paul Gunther | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Paul Gunther

Thanks paradoxically to nature's recent fury, there is a chance to pause and think about how best to shape a livable tomorrow directed by the kinds of limits that ultimately foster exactly such sustained growth.

Architecture's Big Prize Winner Facing Unemployment?

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 04.17.2012 | Home

By Karissa Rosenfield (click here for original article) Eduardo Souto de Moura, 2011 Pritzker laureate, in front of the Casa das Histórias Paul...

Is Zaha's Latest Prize Really an Advancement for Women?

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 04.16.2012 | Home

By Vanessa Quirk (click here for original article) “I have practised Architecture at a time when Architects were full of hope and optimism. At a...

A Pritzker Prize With Chinese Characteristics

Julian Baird Gewirtz | Posted 05.12.2012 | Arts
Julian Baird Gewirtz

Wang Shu's work stands for, and the Pritzker jury statement sides with, one set of possibilities for China's future -- bold, forward-thinking development that is tempered by awareness of China's remarkable and distinctive past.

Frank Gehry Weighs in on Guggenheim Bilbao Nod

Barbara Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Barbara Isenberg

After more than 20 years of interviewing Gehry for newspapers, magazines and books, I could only imagine his satisfaction at his latest accolade.

Off the C(H)uff: Zaha Hadid and Her MAXXI Museum in Rome

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-07-02-museum.jpgAn interview with the starchitecta tells of her work, her life and how to get it done.

Culture Zohn Off the C(H)uff: An Exclusive Interview With the Pritzker Prize-Winning Architects of SANAA

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patricia Zohn

2010-04-01-outside.jpg Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa say, "Our working world is very much like a big family. We like thinking about architecture. We keep each other from losing our way."

Culture Zohn: Happy Summer Culture

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Patricia Zohn

2010-05-27-outsidepull.jpg If ever there was an argument against the pig-headedness and jingoistic behavior of Arizona, Ellis Island and the Hispanic Society would be it.

Mosques, Moolah, and the Importance of Tradition

Victoria Lautman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Victoria Lautman

El-Wakil is considered one of the most prominent proponents of contemporary Islamic architecture, making him a stimulating choice for the Driehaus Prize, which has thus far gone only to Western architects.