French firm Lacaton & Vassal was announced as the winner of the Mies van der Rohe 2019 Prize for Contemporary Architecture, one of the most relevant prizes for a single project in the world. The Transformation of 530 Dwellings in Grand Parc, Bodeaux, was laureate with this Prize given its relevance for reusing architecture and engagement of communities.  


The Mies van der Rohe Fundation 

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On March the 5th, 2019, Arata Isozaki, Japanese architect, theorist and city planner, was announced as the winner of the Architecture Pritzker Prize 2019. The jury described him as «one of the first Japanese architects to build outside of Japan during a time when western civilizations traditionally influenced the East, making his architecture—which was distinctively influenced by his global citizenry—truly international,” by  Tom Pritzker, Chairman of Hyatt Foundation

The Pritzker Architecture Award

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The World Architecture Festival 2018 Announced the Winners in every cathegory of their prizes. List of Winners: 

Civic & Community: CHROFI with McGregor Coxall – Maitland Riverlink, Maitland, Australia

Culture. Conrad Gargett – The Piano Mill, Stanthorpe, Australia

Display. Arkitema Architects and Professor Christoffer Harlang – Hammershus Visitor Centre, Allinge, Denmark

House. David Leech Architects – A house in a garden – 81 Hollybrook Grove, Dublin, Ireland
New & Old. Heatherwick Studio – Zeitz MOCAA, Cape Town, South Africa
Office. INNOCAD Architecture – C&P Corporate Headquarters, Graz, Austria
Production, Energy & Recycling. Parviainen Architects – Länsisalmi Power Station, Vantaa, Finland
Small Scale Housing. Allford Hall Monaghan Morris – Weston Street, London, United Kingdom
Sport. Koffi & Diabaté Architectes – Gymansium, Blaise Pascal High School, Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Civic Future Projects. BAAD Studio – The Sunken Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes of Cabetican, Bacolor, Philippines

Competition Entries Future Projects. Nextoffice – Sadra Civic Center, Sadra, Iran

Experimental Future Projects. KANVA – Imago, Montreal, Canada

Health Future Projects. Allford Hall Monaghan Morris – The Alder Centre, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Infrastructure Future Projects. Monk Mackenzie + Novare – Thiruvalluvar, Kanyakumari, India

Leisure Led Future Projects. BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group – Audemars Piguet Hôtel des Horlogers, Le Brassus, Switzerland

Office Future Projects. 3XN Architects – Olympic House – International Olympic Comittee HQ, Lausanne, Switzerland

Hotel and Leisure. SeARCH – Hotel Jakarta, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Health. Temporary association AAPROG – BOECKX. – B2Ai – Hospital AZ Zeno, Knokke, Belgium

Higher Education and Research. Alison Brooks Architects – Exeter College Cohen Quadrangle, Oxford, United Kingdom

Mixed Use.  WOHA Architects – Kampung Admiralty, Singapore, Singapore

Large Scale Housing. SANJAY PURI ARCHITECTS – The Street, Mathura, India

Religion. Spheron Architects – Belarusian Memorial Chapel , London, United Kingdom

School. Tezuka Architects – Muku Nursery School – Fuji City, Japan

Shopping. NIKKEN SEKKEI – Shanghai Greenland Center / Greenland Being Funny – Shanghai, China

Transport. Grimshaw – London Bridge station, London, United Kingdom

Villa. KieranTimberlake – High Horse Ranch, Northern California, United States of America

Commercial Mixed Use. Aedas – Taichung Commercial Bank Headquarters Mixed-Use Project, Taiwan

Culture. Studio 44 Architects – Museum of the siege of Leningrad, St. Petersburg, Russia

Education. Warren and Mahoney Architects with Woods Bagot – Lincoln University and AgResearch Joint Facility, Christchurch, New Zealand

House.  Nextoffice – Guyim Vault House, Shiraz, Iran

Masterplanning. Sebastian Monsalve + Juan David Hoyos – Medellin River Parks / Botanical Park Master Plan, Medellin, Colombia

Residential. Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos – Amelia Tulum, Tulum, Mexico


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