Paulo Mendes da Rocha wins the 2016 Praemium Imperiale Award
A few months after winning the honorable 2016 Venice Biennale Golden Lion, Pritzker laureate Paulo Mendes da Rocha was announced today as the architecture recipient of the Japan Art Association's Praemium Imperiale International Arts Award for 2016. Comparable to the Nobel Peace Prize in prestige, the Praemium award celebrates extraordinary [lifetime] achievement [in the arts].
Well known for his elegant use of concrete and steel, here's a peek at some of da Rocha's projects:National Coach Museum, 2015. Lisbon, PortugalPatriarch Square Portico, 2002. São Paulo, BrazilPinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, 1993, São Paulo, Brazil. Courtesy of Japan Art AssociationMore... View full entry
Peter Stutchbury receives 2015 Gold Medal in Australia Achievement in Architecture Awards
Peter Stutchbury's 34 years of architectural practice reached a milestone in winning the 2015 Gold Medal in the Australia Achievement in Architecture Awards during a March 19 evening ceremony at the Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia. Organized by the Australian Institute of Architects, the national... View full entry
PLANT Partners Receive Faculty of Engineering Team Alumni Achievement Medal
PLANT partners Lisa Rapoport, Chris Pommer, and Mary Tremain have been awarded the 2012 Faculty of Engineering Team Alumni Achievement Medal from the University of Waterloo. The awards ceremony took place on Thursday 22 November 2012 at the annual Dean of Engineering Dinner in Waterloo, Ontario... View full entry