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Pritzker Architecture Prize

Pritzker Architecture Prize is considered as the Nobel Prize of Architecture. It is an annual prize that was founded in 1979 by Jay and Cindy Pritzker and is sponsored by Hyatt Foundation. It includes a bronze medal, a reward of 100,000 USD and a citation certificate. It is presented only to living architects. In 2018, ..

I. M. Pei, a pillar of modern architecture, dies at 102 in US

Ieoh Ming Pei, the globe-trotting, versatile, preeminent Chinese-US architect who created a distinct brand of modern building design with his sharp lines and exquisite structures, has died at age of 102 years. Background I.M. Pei was born on 26 April 1917, in Canton, China and in 1935 he came to United States with plans to ..




Arata Isozaki recipient of 2019 Pritzker Architecture Prize

Japanese architect Arata Isozaki has been named 2019 laureate of the Pritzker Prize, architecture’s most prestigious award. He is the 46th recipient of the Pritzker Prize, and the 8th Japanese architect to receive the honour. The prize will be presented at a ceremony at the Palace of Versailles in May 2019, with a public lecture ..


Balkrishna Doshi becomes first-ever Indian architect to win Pritzker Architecture Prize

Noted Indian architect & urban planner Balkrishna Doshi has been named the prestigious 2018 Pritzker Architecture Prize for being able to interpret architecture and transform it into buildings that respect Eastern culture. He is the first Indian architect to be awarded the prize. The award ceremony will take place at the Aga Khan Museum in ..