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Pritzker Architecture Prize

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  • Chicago plans global architectural expo for 2015

     Chicago plans global architectural expo for 2015
    Aiming to boost tourism and elevate its status as a design center, Chicago next year will mount a global exhibition of cutting-edge architecture that will strive to duplicate the cachet and commercial success of a cultural spectacle in Venice, Italy....
  • Brazil's game face soars

    Brazil's game face soars
    Brazil seems to be the center of the sports universe at present, what with the current World Cup and the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Beauty companies are taking note, launching products that capitalize on the attention as well as the country's...
  • 5 Questions: The Muji catalog of life and design all about simplicity

     5 Questions: The Muji catalog of life and design all about simplicity
    As president of Muji, the Japanese retailer that takes its name from a term that means "no-brand quality goods," Masaaki Kanai has worked with designers such as Jasper Morrison, Konstantin Grcic and Pritzker Prize-winning architect Shigeru Ban. But you...
  • A new blueprint for architectural excellence

    A new blueprint for architectural excellence
    Do you know the Monuments Men? I don't mean the George Clooney movie with the middling box-office numbers. I mean the male geniuses, according to architecture's creaky conventional wisdom, who push the profession forward with one pricey and daring...
  • Hans Hollein dies at 80; Austrian architect helped lead post-modernism

    Hans Hollein dies at 80; Austrian architect helped lead post-modernism
    In the 1970s, architecture faced an identity crisis. A lacerating critique of modern architecture's overreach, especially in remaking wide swaths of cities, had left the profession's 20th-century heroes — Le Corbusier, Mies Van der Rohe, even...
  • Museum architect Zoltan Pali no longer on the project, academy says

    Museum architect Zoltan Pali no longer on the project, academy says
    Zoltan Pali, one of the architects hired to work on the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ future museum, has left the project, the academy has confirmed. Pali, of the Culver City firm SPF:a, had been working with Italian architect...
  • Zoltan Pali exits academy museum project as construction phase nears

     Zoltan Pali exits academy museum project as construction phase nears
    Zoltan Pali, one of the architects hired to work on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' future museum, has left the high-profile project. The departure, which the academy is characterizing as a routine transition, comes in the midst of some...
  • L.A. Philharmonic's 'Cosi fan tutte' hits stage with A-list help

    L.A. Philharmonic's 'Cosi fan tutte' hits stage with A-list help
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic's production of the Mozart-Da Ponte opera "Così fan tutte" arrives on stage at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on Friday with a hard-edged futurism and a note of nostalgia. It's the third production in as many years to unite...
  • MAK in Vienna plans major show on architect Hans Hollein

    MAK in Vienna plans major show on architect Hans Hollein
    What had been planned by the MAK in Vienna as a major retrospective of Austrian architect Hans Hollein will now also serve as a posthumous tribute. Hollein died last week, less than a month after celebrating his 80th birthday. Curated by Wilfried Kuhn...
  • Architect Hans Hollein's fascination with California and the U.S.

    Architect Hans Hollein's fascination with California and the U.S.
    Hans Hollein, the Austrian architect who died Thursday at 80, was one of a small number of architects who set a loose framework for what would become postmodern architecture, with its focus on humor, irony, eclecticism and freewheeling historical...
  • Japan's Shigeru Ban wins Pritzker Architecture Prize

    Japan's Shigeru Ban wins Pritzker Architecture Prize
    Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who has used high-strength cardboard tubes to make temporary housing for victims of natural disasters and refugees fleeing conflicts, on Monday was named the 2014 winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, the field's...
  • Shigeru Ban: Aspen Art Museum is a first for Pritzker Prize-winner

    Shigeru Ban: Aspen Art Museum is a first for Pritzker Prize-winner
    Shigeru Ban, the Japanese architect who is the recipient of the 2014 Pritzker Prize, has never had his name attached to a permanent art museum in the U.S. in his three-decade-long career. But that will change in August when his new building for the...