Peter Zumthor named as architecture mentor for Rolex Arts Initiative 2014-2015
Swiss architect Peter Zumthor was announced last week as the architecture mentor for the Rolex Arts Initiative, where seven major artists in their respective fields will collaborate with seven young, emerging talents for the year 2014-2015.
Rolex Arts Initiative Mentor Kazuyo Sejima Selects Yang Zhao as Architecture Protégé
Emerging Architect Will Spend Year in Creative Collaboration on Home-for-All Kazuyo Sejima has selected Chinese architect Yang Zhao as her protégé for a year of creative collaboration as part of the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative. This is the first year that... View full entry
Promising young architects selected as finalists for the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative
Following a worldwide search for the most outstanding young talents in architecture, Rolex has announced the finalists for a year-long mentorship with renowned Japanese architect Kazuyo Sejima.
The finalists are: 2012-2013 ARCHITECTURE PROTÉGÉE FINALIST FRIDA ESCOBEDO Frida Escobedo, 32, is the acting director of a small architecture firm, Frida Escobedo Studio, in Mexico City, where she is currently working on multiple projects for the National Council of Arts... View full entry
It's About Time! SANAA's Kazuyo Sejima Becomes the Rolex Protege Program's First Architectural Mentor
Sejima’s protégé will not be named until next month, although the young architect’s workload has already been prescribed: he or she will contribute over the course of a year to “Home for All,” a project helmed by Sejima and other Japanese architectural luminaries in response to 2011's tsunami and the ensuing housing crisis.