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One of the World’s Top Architects is Giving Away His Most Famous Designs for Free

Earlier this year the Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena was named the winner of the Pritzker Prize, the top honour in the field, in recognition of his revolutionary affordable housing projects. This week, Aravena made the designs for four of those structures open-source, in a move that could help cities everywhere with their housing troubles. Read More >>

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Architecture’s Top Prize Went to an Incredible Chilean Architect You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

The Pritzker Prize has been announced, an award which many consider to be the highest honour for design. This year’s prize went to Alejandro Aravena, a Chilean architect who you may not have heard of – but you definitely should get to know his work. Read More >>

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Nine Buildings by Frei Otto, the Architect Who Engineered the Future

Frei Otto, architect behind some of the most important structures and engineering ideas of the last century, died on March 9th, just two weeks before he was to receive the Pritzker Prize—the award that people often describe as the Nobel Prize for architecture. Read More >>

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9 Paper Buildings by the Winner of Architecture’s Top Prize

Last night, Shigeru Ban became the 37th winner of the "Nobel for architecture": the Pritzker Prize. Ban is the most exciting winner in recent memory— these images show why that is the case. Read More >>

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Shigeru Ban Wins the Pritzker Prize, Architecture’s Highest Honour

The Pritzker Prize is a little bit like the Oscars of architecture: it usually ends up being a chance for everyone to air their complaints about the industry. But every so often, there's a real cause for celebration—such is the case, when the jury announced that Japanese architect Shigeru Ban would become 2014's recipient. Read More >>