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The 2021 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate will be announced on Tuesday, March 16th, 2021
United States Architecture News - Mar 10, 2021 - 17:30 5493 views
The Hyatt Foundation has shared the official announcement date of the 2021 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate, the winner of the 2021 Pritzker Architecture Prize will be announced on Tuesday, March 16th, 2021 (10am EDT).
The Pritzker Architecture Prize is known internationally as architecture’s highest honor. The goal of this international prize is "to honor a living architect or architects whose built work demonstrates a combination of those qualities of talent, vision, and commitment, which has produced consistent and significant contributions to humanity and the built environment through the art of architecture."
The Pritzker Architecture Prize was established by the Pritzker family of Chicago through their Hyatt Foundation in 1979. It is granted annually and is often referred to as "architecture’s Nobel" and “the profession’s highest honor.”
Distinguished Irish duo Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara were named as the 2020 Laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. Previous winners include; Arata Isozaki (2019), Balkrishna Doshi (2018), RCR Arquitectes (2017), Alejandro Aravena (2016), Frei Otto (2015), Shigeru Ban (2014), Toyo Ito (2013), Wang Shu (2012), Kazuyo Sejima & Ryue Nishizawa (2010), Zaha Hadid (2004), Rem Koolhaas (2000), Norman Foster (1999).
Top image courtesy of Pritzker Architecture Prize.