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Santiago Calatrava to receive the 2015 European Prize for Architecture next month

Posted: Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Not long after his iconic Turning Torso won the CTBUH 10-Year Award, Santiago Calatrava was recently named the 2015 laureate for the European Prize for Architecture, one of the continent's highest architecture accolades. Established by The European Center for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago…

Wheelwright Prize 2015 finalists announced

Posted: Friday, April 03, 2015
Three finalists have been announced for the 2015 Wheelwright Prize today: Erik L’Heureux — Pencil Office, Singapore Malkit Shoshan — FAST, Amsterdam Quynh Vantu — Studio Quynh Vantu, London The Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) — hosting the prestigious prize…

Arid Lands Institute’s Drylands Resilience Initiative wins $100K 2015 Latrobe Prize

Posted: Wednesday, April 01, 2015
The Woodbury University Arid Lands Institute's "Drylands Resilience Initiative" was honored with the AIA College of Fellows 2015 Latrobe Prize. Named after architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe, the biennial prize is awarded for a two-year research program that can lead to significant advances in the architecture profession. …

Frei Otto named as 2015 Pritzker Prize laureate, one day after his untimely death

Posted: Tuesday, March 10, 2015
In an impromptu announcement, the late German architect Frei Otto was revealed as the 2015 Pritzker Prize laureate. Established by the Pritzker family of Chicago in 1979, the prestigious prize is regarded as "the Nobel Prize" in the architecture profession. Best known for his lightweight structural style and…

David Chipperfield to receive 2015 Sikkens Prize in Amsterdam this month

Posted: Tuesday, March 03, 2015
David Chipperfield was recently announced as the 36th recipient of the 2015 Sikkens Prize. Established in 1960, the biennial Sikkens Prize is one of the oldest independent art prizes in The Netherlands and honors its creative laureates for their innovative use of color. The award reflects the…

Alessandro Mendini receives the latest European Prize for Architecture

Posted: Monday, February 16, 2015
The 2014 European Prize for Architecture went to iconic Italian architect and designer Alessandro Mendini, known for projects like the Groninger Museum in the Netherlands, the Paradise Tower in Hiroshima, and the Proust Armchair, among several others. Regarded as one of Europe's highest architecture awards, the…

Architectural patron Jane Priestman wins inaugural Ada Louise Huxtable Prize

Posted: Thursday, February 05, 2015
The Architects' Journal reported today that architectural patron and "visionary" client Jane Priestman was awarded the inaugural Ada Louise Huxtable Prize. Launched earlier this year, the lifetime achievement award recognizes non-architects who have contributed greatly to the architectural profession and are also regarded as having a lasting…

David M. Schwarz wins the 2015 Richard H. Driehaus Prize

Posted: Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Architect David M. Schwarz of David M. Schwarz Architects was named as the 2015 recipient of the Richard H. Driehaus Prize at the University of Notre Dame. Established in 2003, the $200,000 prize honors a living architect's work that has created positive cultural, environmental, and artistic impact…

420 projects nominated for the Mies Van der Rohe 2015 Award

Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Competition is already running high as expected for the Mies van der Rohe Award 2015 - European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture. A total of 420 projects will go head-to-head for the prestigious €60,000 prize. Established in 1987 by the European Commission and the Barcelona City Hall, the biennial…

Kathryn Gustafson wins 8th Obayashi Prize

Posted: Friday, November 21, 2014
Landscape architect Kathryn Gustafson of Seattle-based Gustafson Guthrie Nichol and London's Gustafson Porter recently received the eighth annual Obayashi Prize in Tokyo. Established by the Obayashi Foundation, the prize is awarded to a recipient whose work is in tune with the Foundation's mission of supporting…

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