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Wheelwright Prize 2014 finalists announced

Posted: Monday, April 14, 2014
Seven finalists have been announced for the Wheelwright Prize 2014. Established by Harvard GSD in 1935, the prize awards a $100,000 travel-based research grant to an early-career architect worldwide whose proposal best conveys original, scholarly, and professional design. Since 2013, the prize is applicable to any architect…

American Academy in Rome Announces the 2014-2015 Rome Prize Winners

Posted: Monday, April 14, 2014
The American Academy in Rome has announced the winners of the 118th annual Rome Prize Competition at a festive ceremony in New York City. Winners of the prestigious prize will receive a fellowship, which includes a stipend and live/working space, and are invited to live in…

Raymond Moriyama and RAIC announce $100K Canadian prize for world’s best building

Posted: Thursday, April 03, 2014
There's a new architecture prize in town and it's loaded. The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) Foundation and distinguished Canadian architect Raymond Moriyama announced today the launch of the Moriyama RAIC International Prize, a biennial award for the best building or project in the…

Shigeru Ban named as 2014 Pritzker Prize Laureate

Posted: Monday, March 24, 2014
Japanese architect Shigeru Ban has been announced as the 2014 Laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. Established by the Pritzker family of Chicago in 1979, the prestigious award is widely regarded as "the Nobel Prize" in the architecture profession. Shigeru Ban will be the seventh Japanese…

Joseph Rykwert presented with 2014 Royal Gold Medal for architecture in London

Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2014
Architectural historian and critic Joseph Rykwert was named the recipient of the 2014 RIBA Royal Gold Medal back in September 2013. Rykwert received the prestigious award at a special event at the RIBA in London this week. Personally approved by the Queen of England, the…

Quilian Riano of DSGN AGNC awarded a Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise

Posted: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Announcing good news is a splendid way to kick off a Wednesday morning: our respected friend, long-time Archinect contributor and founder of DSGN AGNC, Quilian Riano, has been named today as one of three winners of the 2014 Vilcek Prizes for…

$100,000 Wheelwright Prize details announced for 2014

Posted: Thursday, January 16, 2014
The Wheelwright Prize awards a $100,000 travel-based research grant to a recent architect whose proposal conveys a talented, scholarly and professional design sense. Originally established by Harvard's GSD in 1935 as the "Arthur Wheelwright Traveling Fellowship", the prize is meant to extend travel-research opportunities to alumni.…

Kathryn Findlay, recipient of the 2014 Jane Drew Prize, dies at 60

Posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2014
British architect Kathryn Findlay, Co-Founder and Principal Director of London-based Ushida Findlay Architects, has died. Findlay had been suffering from a brain tumor. Unaware of her recent passing, the jury of the 2014 Jane Drew Prize just announced her as this year's award recipient. The Prize,…

LEO A DALY honored with China’s Luban Award for Huijin International Center

Posted: Friday, January 03, 2014
The Huijin International Center designed by architecture/engineering firm LEO A DALY was recently honored with the Luban Award, China's prestigious prize for design and construction. Since 1989, the biennial Luban Award acknowledges architecture and engineering firms that produce high-quality work and maintain strong quality control and…

Kenneth Frampton to receive Lisbon Triennale Lifetime Achievement Award 2013

Posted: Thursday, December 19, 2013
Architecture critic, historian, and professor Kenneth Frampton was named as the 2013 laureate for the Lisbon Triennale Lifetime Achievement Award on Dec. 15. The award recognizes a person or practice whose work and ideas have had a lasting influence on architectural theory and practice today. This year, the…

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