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Francis Keré is the first African architect to receive the Pritzker Prize for Architecture

Francis Keré is the first African architect to receive the Pritzker Prize for Architecture, Architect Diébidou Francis Keré, from Burkina Faso, received the Pritzker Prize for Engineering, as one of the pioneers of sustainable buildings linked to serving the population. Keré is the first African to receive this award. The Pritzker Prize organizers saw that […]

Conference center design with titanium-clad corrugated platform

Conference center design with titanium-clad corrugated platform, Pritzker Prize-winning architect Thom Mayne’s designed a conference center that features an undulating platform clad in titanium roof panels to spark sunlight while playing on the water’s surface. Dubbed the Yangtze River International Convention Center, the project is a 36,000 square meter complex, located at the major crossroads […]

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Richard Rogers dies

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Richard Rogers dies, Architect Richard Rogers, pioneer of high-tech architecture and Pritzker Prize winner, has died at the age of 88. Rogers, son of the late Richard Rogers, posted a statement on the website of Rogers’ studio, Stirk Harbor & Company, of which Richard was a founding partner, to announce his father’s […]