The 2017 Pritzker Surprise
With this announcement, the ‘Nobel prize’ for architecture, as the Pritzker is also known, has been awarded to only the third woman in the prize’s 38-year history. Carmen Pigem, one of the partners at RCR Arquitectes, started the firm with her two colleagues, Rafael Aranda and Ramon Vilalta, in 1988.
Two Mexicans awarded Women in Architecture prize
Shortlist for 2017 EU Mies prize
The shortlist of 40 projects considered for the 2017 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award (the Mies Award, in short), has just been made available, reports ArchDaily.
The projects represent 17 of the 28 EU member states and highlight the realities of today’s Europe: cities, housing heritage and memory.