Tag Pritzker Architecture Prize

Richard Rogers leaves Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners after 40 years of architecture

10-09-2020

Richard Rogers leaves Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners after 40 years of architecture

A few weeks after his 87th birthday, architect Richard Rogers retired from the board of directors of Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, the practice he founded more than 40 years ago; within the next 2 years his name will be removed from the name of the studio. Thus ends the career of the famous architect who worked on projects such as the Centre Pompidou (with Renzo Piano and Gianfranco Franchini) in Paris, Lloyds of London, the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg and the Millennium Dome or O2, also in London, a large tensile structure on Greenwich peninsula.

Balkrishna Doshi Architecture for the People exhibition - Architekturzentrum Wien

13-05-2020

Balkrishna Doshi Architecture for the People exhibition - Architekturzentrum Wien

Vienna’s Architekturzentrum is one of the first cultural centres to reopen following the lockdown imposed by authorities to contain the covid19 pandemic. Architekturzentrum Wien picks up right where it left off, with the opening of the exhibition "Balkrishna Doshi - Architecture for the People", initially planned for the end of March, which never opened because of the pandemic. The exhibition focuses on the work of Balkrishna Doshi, who became the first Indian architect to receive the Pritzker Prize in 2018 and is one of the most important figures in Indian Modernism.

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara win the 2020 Pritzker Prize

09-03-2020

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara win the 2020 Pritzker Prize

Their integral approach, generosity toward their colleagues, commitment to excellence in architecture, responsible approach to the environment and faith in collaboration are all merits the Pritzker Prize jury listed in its motivation for awarding the prestigious Pritzker Prize, a sort of Nobel Prize for architecture, to Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, founders of Grafton Architects in Dublin, Ireland.

Christian de Portzamparc wins the Praemium Imperiale for Architecture

25-12-2018

Christian de Portzamparc wins the Praemium Imperiale for Architecture

The awards ceremony for the thirtieth edition of the prize considered the Nobel Prize of the arts, the Praemium Imperiale awarded by the Japan Art Association, was held recently. The winner in the architecture category is French architect Christian de Portzamparc, while the award for music went to famous Italian orchestra conductor Riccardo Muti.

Tadao Ando, Le Défi exhibition in Paris

26-10-2018

Tadao Ando, Le Défi exhibition in Paris

October 10 saw the inauguration of a major retrospective of the work of Japanese architect Tadao Ando at Centre Pompidou in Paris. The exhibition casts light on the principles underlying Ando’s architecture: simple volumes, bare concrete, and spaces modelled by light and water.

Balkrishna Doshi wins the 2018 Pritzker Prize

13-03-2018

Balkrishna Doshi wins the 2018 Pritzker Prize

Architect Balkrishna Doshi has won the 2018 Pritzker Prize, becoming the first Indian architect to win the "Nobel Prize" of architecture.

Rafael Moneo Theory through professional practice exhibition

23-03-2017

Rafael Moneo Theory through professional practice exhibition

Madrid’s Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum presents a retrospective of the work of architect Rafael Moneo featuring material from the archive of photographs and drawings of his projects built between 1961 and 2016, for theoretical reflection on the profession of architect.

Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramón Vilalta win the 2017 Pritzker Prize

07-03-2017

Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramón Vilalta win the 2017 Pritzker Prize

It was announced on March 1 that the 2017 Pritzker Prize, the Nobel Prize of architecture, will go to Spanish architects Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramón Vilalta, founders of RCR Arquitectes.

Toyo Ito exhibition underway in Rome, SpazioFMG in Milan

13-01-2017

Toyo Ito exhibition underway in Rome, SpazioFMG in Milan

Tomorrow Architecture, a meeting with Toyo Ito, prominent master of Japanese and international architecture, will be held in Rome during the exhibition entitled The Japanese House.

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