BAN Shigeru Won the Pritzker Architecture Prize

years:March 2014

On March 24, the Hyatt Foundation announced that BAN Shigeru had been chosen as a winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, an annual award to honor outstanding architects, which is often referred to as the Nobel Prize of architecture. BAN’s design abounds in originality and ingenuity, which is reflected in his works such as the Centre Pompidou-Metz in north-eastern France. In addition, he has travelled to disaster-stricken areas over the world where he designed and constructed recyclable shelters and houses at low cost with local residents. As such his achievements were highly praised. (Japanese)

created: 27/10/2021
modified: 15/02/2023 (Update History)
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