Balkrishna Doshi, who won this year’s Pritzker Prize, asks: “What is the role of an architect today? Are going to be useful to the society at large?”
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Is the era of the celebrity architect over? The profession’s highest honor goes to three friends with a modest, collaborative firm in Spain.
Ms. Hadid, the first woman to win the Pritzker Prize, was renowned for her theoretical work that left a mark on skylines around the world.
Mr. Aravena, who has focused on low-cost social housing and reconstructing after natural disasters, received the honor as Chile emerges as a locus of noteworthy architecture.
The Vancouver Art Gallery is releasing first look at the design for its new building.
A lack of construction materials after World War II forced Mr. Otto to innovate; he created dazzling tensile structures while minimizing the use of material.
Mr. Otto was recognized for his airy tentlike structures and other inventive feats of engineering.
Mr. Ban is best known for making temporary housing for natural disaster victims out of transient materials like plastic beer crates.