Pritzker Architecture Prize

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Pritzker Architecture Prize:

see Pritzker PrizePritzker Prize,
officially The Pritzker Architecture Prize
, award for excellence in architecture, given annually since 1979. Largely modeled on the Nobel Prize, it is the premier architectural award in the United States and is named for the family that founded the
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Established in 1979 by Zaha Hadid (October 1950-March 31, 2016), an Iraqi-British architect who became the first woman to receive the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2004, ZHA is known for its dynamic, innovative and iconic architecture, with a portfolio of over 950 projects spread across 44 countries.
NEW DELHI (AP) -- Architect and educator Balkrishna Doshi, best-known for his innovative work designing low-cost housing, has been awarded the 2018 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the first Indian to win architecture's highest honor in its 40-year history.
Balkrishna Doshi has won the Pritzker Architecture Prize, becoming the first Indian to win the highest honor in architecture.
Hadid may have been the first woman to win the 'Nobel Prize of architecture', the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2004, but she was not stranger to sexism.
The first woman to receive the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2004, Hadid founded Zaha Hadid Architects in 1979.
Iraq-born Dame Hadid was the first Arab woman to receive the Pritzker Architecture Prize, winning it in 2004.
The Pritzker Architecture Prize issued a statement saying: "The Pritzker Family and the Pritzker Architecture Prize organisation are deeply saddened by the passing of Dame Zaha Hadid.
In 2004 Zaha Hadid became the first woman to be awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize.
Recent clients include Jane Stieren and her husband, Bill Lacy, a former president of the Cooper Union who served as the executive director of the Pritzker Architecture Prize for 17 years.
The community is also in close proximity to Sdiyat Cultural District, which will feature three leading cultural institutions designed by five Pritzker Architecture Prize winners.
Jewel in the crown of Sdiyat Island is the concentration of cultural assets which, when completed, will include Louvre Abu Dhabi, Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, a performing arts centre and the National Museum - all designed by award winning, Pritzker Architecture Prize winners.