Topic: Pritzker Architecture Prize

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  • In Pictures Unusual architecture

    A construction worker examines the 'Echolot' (sonar), a giant wooden pavilion during the official press preview for the yearly German horticultural show 'Bundesgartenschau 2011' in Koblenz, Germany, on April 7. The ground plan of the wooden construction is derived from the oscillogram curve of the sonar of a local bat, the so-called 'evening sailor,' by architecture students of the western German city at the junction of the river Moselle and Rhine. The garden show opened its gates on April 15 and runs till October 16.

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  • Opinion A blueprint for women architects to overcome doubt, discrimination

    An online campaign to have the work of architect Denise Scott Brown recognized by the Pritzker Architecture Prize committee has shed light on the ongoing struggles of women in architecture. Women must push themselves to 'lean in' more to fight internal and external obstacles.

  • 4 World Trade Center: Last mammoth steel beam set in 72-story tower

    4 World Trade Center: BeBe Winans sang "God Bless America" and more than 100 workers signed the final steel beam.  4 World Trade Center will be the first tower rebuilt after the Sept. 11 attacks.

  • In Pictures Unusual architecture

    A construction worker examines the 'Echolot' (sonar), a giant wooden pavilion during the official press preview for the yearly German horticultural show 'Bundesgartenschau 2011' in Koblenz, Germany, on April 7. The ground plan of the wooden construction is derived from the oscillogram curve of the sonar of a local bat, the so-called 'evening sailor,' by architecture students of the western German city at the junction of the river Moselle and Rhine. The garden show opened its gates on April 15 and runs till October 16.

  • New Americas wing opens at Boston's MFA

    New Americas wing opens at Boston's MFA

    MFA's new Art of the Americas wing boosts the field of American art, which has often been seen as a poor cousin to Europe.

  • In Pictures The Art of the Americas Wing at the MFA

    The atrium of the Art of the Americas Wing at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts is seen in this Thursday photo. The new $504 million addition, designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Norman Foster, opens to the public Nov. 20.

  • Swiss architect wins prized Pritzker award

    Swiss architect wins prized Pritzker award

    Peter Zumthor's designs for an art museum emerging from a bombed-out church and thermal baths both caught the jury's eye.

  • Pritzker architecture prize goes to Jean Nouvel of France

    Pritzker architecture prize goes to Jean Nouvel of France

    This year's winner is known for light, transparency, and 'poetic' use of technology.