Archinect - News 2017-08-18T23:51:13-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/150000258/di-b-do-francis-k-r-announced-as-brunner-prize-winner-by-american-academy-of-arts-and-letters Diébédo Francis Kéré announced as Brunner Prize winner by American Academy of Arts and Letters Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-03-29T19:20:00-04:00 >2017-04-12T10:31:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zs/zs3om79tegcbg4he.jpg" width="650" height="424" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The <a href="http://artsandletters.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">American Academy of Arts and Letters</a> has announced the recipients of its 2017 architecture awards. Intended to honor architects whose work is characterized by a strong personal direction, this year's winners were chosen from a group of 27 individuals and practices nominated by members of the Academy. On the jury, were Elizabeth Diller, Henry N. Cobb, Peter Eisenman, Kenneth Frampton, Hugh Hardy, Steven Holl, Thom Mayne, James Polshek, Robert A.M. Stern, Billie Tsien, and Tod Williams.</p><p>The top prize, the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize in Architecture, is given to a preeminent architect from any country who has made a significant contribution to architecture as art. The 2017 recipient is Di&eacute;b&eacute;do Francis K&eacute;r&eacute;, who is having quite the year. He was <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149993018/di-b-do-francis-k-r-announced-as-serpentine-pavilion-2017-designer" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">recently announced</a> as this years designer of the Serpentine Pavilion as well. K&eacute;r&eacute; is known for his socially driven and sustainable approach to architecture. Based in Berlin and Gando, his hometown in Burkina Faso, K&eacute;r&eacute; has brought his co...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149938732/phyllis-lambert-recognized-with-2016-arnold-w-brunner-memorial-prize Phyllis Lambert recognized with 2016 Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize Alexander Walter 2016-04-06T14:48:00-04:00 >2016-04-10T07:02:01-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/e5/e597e1f494814cd96f420c292be0c6e1.jpg" width="650" height="516" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The American Academy of Arts and Letters announced architect Phyllis Lambert as the 2016 recipient of the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize [...]. Dubbed as the "Joan of Architecture", Lambert is widely recognized for founding the Canadian Centre for Architecture and her role as Director of Planning for the iconic Seagram Building (which she commissioned Mies van der Rohe to design), among her other initiatives that advocate for architecture's cultural value.</p></em><br /><br /><p>More of&nbsp;Phyllis Lambert in the Archinect news:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/143450560/2015-phyllis-lambert-grantees-pelletier-de-fontenay-to-expand-on-winning-insectarium-montreal-proposal" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2015 Phyllis Lambert grantees Pelletier de Fontenay to expand on winning Insectarium Montreal proposal</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/100116404/phyllis-lambert-named-as-2014-golden-lion-for-lifetime-achievement-recipient" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Phyllis Lambert named as 2014 Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement recipient</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/88135440/phyllis-lambert-steps-down-from-canadian-centre-for-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Phyllis Lambert steps down from Canadian Centre for Architecture</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/71769346/american-academy-of-arts-and-letters-unveils-2013-architecture-award-winners American Academy of Arts and Letters Unveils 2013 Architecture Award Winners Alexander Walter 2013-04-22T19:20:00-04:00 >2013-04-23T14:53:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ir/ir6y67rr2fzl82a1.jpg" width="650" height="511" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The American Academy of Arts and Letters has announced the recipients of its 2013 architecture awards. Spanish architect Alberto Campo Baeza was awarded the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize in Architecture in recognition of significant contributions to architecture as an art. American architects Teddy Cruz, Thomas Phifer, Barry Bergdoll, and Sanford Kwinter each won the academy's Arts and Letters Awards in Architecture.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/42782270/kathryn-gustafson-receives-arnold-w-brunner-memorial-prize-in-architecture Kathryn Gustafson Receives Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize in Architecture Alexander Walter 2012-03-26T13:40:00-04:00 >2012-03-26T13:42:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6p/6p3sh0xkd6ximbt3.jpg" width="650" height="495" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Kathryn Gustafson, director of Seattle landscape architecture practice Gustafson Guthrie Nichol and partner of London design firm Gustafson Porter, is the recipient of the annual Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. This honor is given to a preeminent architect from any country who has made a significant contribution to architecture as an art. Gustafson is only the third landscape architect in 57 years to be awarded the prize.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>