The academy’s annual structure awards program started in 1955 with the hole of the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize. The prize is given to an architect of any nationality who has made an important contribution to structure as an artwork. This system has since been expanded to incorporate 4 Arts and Literature Awards for American architects that discover concepts in structure thru any medium of expression.
This yr’s winners have been selected from a bunch of 32 folks and practices nominated by means of the participants of the Academy. The jurors have been: Annabelle Selldorf, Kenneth Frampton, Steven Holl, Thom Mayne, James Polshek, Billie Tsien and Tod Williams.
Smiljan Radic creates sturdy atmospheric areas that resonate deeply and go beyond the visible.
– Annabelle Selldorf
In this instance, the opposite 4 Arts and Letters in Structure Prize winners have been awarded to Brad Cloepfil for, as Kenneth Frampton issues out, his structure ‘exceptionally numerous with a variety of subject matter expression. MASS Design Crew for ‘difficult architectural preconceptions that specialize in structure as a therapeutic instrument’ (Tod Williams). Cassim Shepard for her works that ‘discover the little recognized and invisible town that all of us inhabit’ (Billie Tsien); and William Stout for ‘nurturing the tradition of structure for greater than 40 years’ (Steven Holl).