Wednesday, March 30, 2011

2011 Pritzker Architecture Prize Awarded to Portuguese Architect

58-year-old Portuguese architect Eduardo Souto de Moura has been named the winner of the 2011 Pritzker Architecture Prize, awarded annually to a living architect whose work demonstrates "consistent and significant contributions to humanity and the built environment through the art of architecture."  Souto de Moura will receive a $100,000 grant and a bronze medallion at the awards ceremony on June 2.

Read more at the Pritzker Architecture Prize site.

Conversion of the Santa Maria do Bouro Convent into a
State Inn, Amares, Portugal. Photo by Luis Ferreira Alves.

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