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The 2022 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate will be announced on Tuesday, March 15th, 2022

United States Architecture News - Mar 09, 2022 - 14:41   1599 views

The 2022 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate will be announced on Tuesday, March 15th, 2022

The Hyatt Foundation has shared the official announcement date of the 2022 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate, the winner of the 2022 Pritzker Architecture Prize will be announced on Tuesday, March 15th, 2022 (10am EDT).

The Pritzker Architecture Prize is internationally known as architecture’s highest honor and will announce its 2022 Laureate next week. 

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."

Established by the Pritzker family of Chicago through their Hyatt Foundation in 1979, the Pritzker Architecture Prize is granted annually and is often referred to as "architecture’s Nobel" and “the profession’s highest honor.”

The laureate is awarded a $100,000 (US) cash prize and a bronze medallion. The award is conferred on the laureate/s at a ceremony held at an architecturally significant site throughout the world.

Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal, founders of French architecture studio Lacaton & Vassal Architectes, were named as the recipients of the 2021 Pritzker Architecture Prize. 

The past laureates are 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).

The 2022 Pritzker Architecture Prize jury is composed of Manuela Lucá-Dazio, Executive Director, Alejandro Aravena (Jury Chair), 2016 Pritzker Prize Laureate, Barry Bergdoll, curator, author, and Meyer Schapiro Professor of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University, Deborah Berke, architect and Dean of Yale School of Architecture, Stephen Breyer, U.S. Supreme Court Justice, André Aranha Corrêa do Lago, architectural critic, curator, and Brazilian Ambassador to India, Delhi, Kazuyo Sejima, architect, educator, and 2010 Pritzker Prize Laureate, Benedetta Tagliabue, architect and director of Miralles Tagliabue EMBT, Wang Shu, architect, educator, and 2012 Pritzker Prize Laureate.

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