On November 22, 2016 it was announced that the prestigious award for classic achievement in architecture, the 2017 Piranesi Prix de Rome for Lifetime Achievement, would be presented to 2011 Pritzker Prize winner Eduardo Souto de Moura on March 24, 2017.
The "Piranesi Prix de Rome" for life-long achievement, an award presented by the Adrianea Academy of Architecture and Archeology with the support of prominent institutions and enterprises, including Graniti Fiandre, will be presented to Japanese architect Yoshio Taniguchi on March 18, when he will hold his first Lectio Magistralis in Italy.
Starting with Frederick Kiesler’s Endless House, the exhibition under way at MoMa in New York presents the work of architects who have used the design of the single-family home as the starting point for exploring universal themes in architecture.
Michael Graves, the famous American architect who designed not only buildings but everyday objects such as one of Alessi’s most famous kettles, number 9093, with the bird that sings when the water boils, has died.
Architect Alvaro Siza has announced that he will donate part of his archive to the Centre Canadien d’Architecture (CCA)(Canadian Architecture Centre) in Montreal to promote research and discussion in the field of architecture.
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