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Search results for keyword Pritzker Prize

Luis Barragán

Mexico City, Mexico
born 1902, Guadalajara

Luis Barragan (March 9th, 1902 – November 22nd, 1988) was a prominent twentieth - century Mexican architect and landscape architect. Highly impressed by writings of German-born French landscape architect and illustrator Ferdinand Bac, who wrote: "The soul of gardens contains the greatest amount..

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Kevin Roche

Hamden, Connecticut, USA
born 1922, Dublin

Kevin Roche (born June 14th, 1922 in Dublin) is an award-winning twentieth-century Irish-born American architect. He is famous for his creative work with glass.He has worked with Michael Scott from 1945-1946, with Maxwell Fry in London and studied under Ludwig Mies van der Rohe at the Illinois..

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Tadao Ando

Osaka, Japan
born 1941, Minato-ku

Tadao Ando (born September 13, 1941, in Osaka, Japan) is a Japanese architect and winner of the Pritzker Prize. He works primarily in exposed cast-in-place concrete and is renowned for an exemplary craftsmanship which invokes a Japanese sense of materiality and a spatial narrative through the..

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Gottfried Böhm

Cologne, Germany
born 1920, Offenbach

Gottfried Böhm (born January 23rd, 1920 - 9. June 2021) was a German architect and sculptor and the only German Pritzker Prize laureate. He was born into a family of architects in Offenbach, Germany. His father, Dominikus Böhm, is renowned for having built several churches throughout Germany. His..

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Fumihiko Maki

Tokyo, Japan
born 1928, Tokyo

Fumihiko Maki (槇文彦, Maki Fumihiko) (born Tokyo, September 6, 1928) is a Japanese architect and currently teaching at Keio University SFC. After studying at the University of Tokyo he moved to the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and then to Harvard Graduate School of..

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Philip Johnson

New York, USA
born 1906, Cleveland, Ohio

Philip Cortelyou Johnson (July 8th, 1906– January 25th, 2005) was an influential American architect. In 1930, he founded the Department of Architecture and Design at MoMA and later (1978), as a trustee, he was awarded an American Institute of Architects Gold Medal and the first Pritzker..

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James Stirling

London, United Kingdom
born 1926, Glasgow

Sir James Frazer Stirling (April 22nd, 1926 – June 25th, 1992) was a Pritzker Prize winning British Architect and among the most influential architects of the second half of the 20th century. He is perhaps best known as one of a number of young architects in various countries who from the 1950s..

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Rafael Moneo

Madrid, Spain
born 1937, Tudela, Navarra

José Rafael Moneo Vallés (born May 9th, 1937) is a Spanish architect. He was born in Tudela, Spain, and won the Pritzker Prize for architecture in 1996.

He studied at the ETSAM, Technical University of Madrid (UPM) from which he received his architectural degree in 1961. From 1958 to 1961 he..

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Thom Mayne

Santa Monica, USA
born 1942, Waterbury, Connecticut

Thom Mayne (born January 19th, 1942 in Waterbury, Connecticut) is a widely recognized Los Angeles based architect. Educated at University of Southern California (1969) and the Harvard University Graduate School of Design in 1987, Mayne helped found the Southern California Institute of..

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Gordon Bunshaft

New York, USA
born 1909, Buffalo

Gordon Bunshaft (May 9th, 1909 – August 6th, 1990) was an eminent modernist American architecture. For his achievements in architecture he was awarded the Pritzker Prize in 1988.

Gordon Bunshaft was educated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. After his graduation he travelled..

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Paulo Mendes da Rocha

São Paulo, Brazil
born 1928, Vitória

Paulo Mendes da Rocha, born October 25th, 1928 in Vitória, is a Brazilian architect. In 2006 he was honored with the Pritzker Prize, and in 2000 with the Mies van der Rohe Prize. Paulo attended the Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie College of Architecture, graduating in 1954.

Working almost..

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Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan
est. 1995, Tokyo

Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa have been working collaboratively under the name ‘Sanaa’ since 1995. Sejima studied architecture at the Japan Women's University before collaborating with architect Toyo Ito. She launched her own practice in 1987 and was named ‘Young Architect of the Year’ in..

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Christian de Portzamparc

Paris, France
born 1944, Casablanca

Christian de Portzamparc (born May 5, 1944 in Casablanca, Morocco) is a French architect and urbanist. He graduated from the École Nationale des Beaux Arts in Paris in 1970 and has since been noted for his bold designs and artistic touch; his projects reflect a sensibility to their environment..

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I. M. Pei

New York, USA
born 1917, Guangzhou

Ieoh Ming Pei (26 April 1917 – 16 May 2019) was a Chinese American architect. Born in Guangzhou and raised in Hong Kong and Shanghai, Pei drew inspiration at an early age from the gardens at Suzhou. In 1935, he moved to the United States and enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania's..

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Frei Otto

Warmbronn, Germany
born 1925, Chemnitz

Frei Paul Otto (31 May 1925 - 9 March 2015) was a German architect and structural engineer. Shortly before his death, he was awarded the Pritzker Prize of Architecture. Otto was born in Siegmar (since 1950 a part of Chemnitz). He studied architecture in Berlin before being drafted into the..

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Arata Isozaki

Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
born 1931, Oita, Kyushu

Arata Isozaki (born July 23rd 1931, Oita) is a Japanese architect, designer and theorist. His work spans over half a century and has gone beyond thought, art, design, music, film, theater and of course architecture, and they have raised questions spanning multiple ages and multiple disciplines.

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Lacaton & Vassal

Paris, France
est. 1987, Paris

Anne Lacaton (1955, Saint-Pardoux, France) and Jean-Philippe Vassal (1954, Casablanca, Morocco) met in the late 1970s during their formal architecture training at École Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture et de Paysage de Bordeaux. Lacaton went on to pursue a Masters in Urban Planning from..

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Balkrishna Doshi

Ahmedabad, India
born 1927, Pune

Balkrishna Doshi, a Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects and the Indian Institute of Architects, and an Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, was born in Pune, India on August 26, 1927, into an extended Hindu family that had been involved in the furniture..

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Eduardo Souto de Moura

Porto, Portugal
born 1952, Porto

Eduardo Elísio Machado Souto de Moura (born 25 July 1952), better known as Eduardo Souto de Moura, is a Portuguese architect. Son of medical doctor José Alberto Souto de Moura and wife Maria Teresa Ramos Machado, he is the brother of José Souto de Moura, former 9th Attorney-General of Portugal...

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Wang Shu

Hangzhou, China
born 1963, Urumqi

Wang Shu (Chinese: 王澍, born 4 November 1963) is a Chinese architect based in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province. He is the dean of the School of Architecture of the China Academy of Art. In 2012, Wang became the first Chinese citizen to win the Pritzker Prize, the world's top prize in architecture. Add to a collection