132 buildings and urban planning projects were presented with International Architecture Awards in 2016, assigned by an all-Italian panel of judges and promoted by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies.
WIR MACHEN DAS! Wohnraum für Alle + Home not Shelter was the exhibition organised by the Architekturgalerie München in response to Angela Merkel's Wir schaffen das. The FAB Architectural Bureau of Milan's One Night devoted to the architecture of contingency started out from Nicola Borgmann's tale about that experience.
The Studio Azzurro Room at the Vatican Museum was presented on September 28: a sensitive space featuring the interactive video installation In Principio (e poi) (“In the Beginning [and after]”) created by the famous artists’ collective using 4 of FMG Fabbrica Marmi e Graniti’s MaxFine slabs.
2016 was definitely a "golden year" for Brazilian architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha. The long list of awards presented to him over the course of his career, including the 2006 Pritzker Prize, grew longer with the addition of a Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement, the Praemium Imperiale International Arts Award and now, the RIBA Royal Gold Medal.
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