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2024 Pritzker Architecture Prize

2024 Pritzker Architecture Prize:

Riken Yamamoto, a Japanese architect, was awarded the 2024 Pritzker Architecture Prize, often dubbed the “Architecture Nobel“.

  • Riken Yamamoto, the ninth laureate from Japan, is known for projects like the Hiroshima Nishi Fire Station (2000) and the Koyasu Elementary School (2018), which emphasize transparency and interaction in architectural design.
  • Pritzker Architecture Prize established in 1979 by the Pritzker family of Chicago, it recognizes living architects for their significant contributions to humanity and the built environment.
  • The laureate receives $100,000 and a bronze medallion.