Archinect - News 2017-08-21T19:51:57-04:00 Frank Gehry to receive the 2014 Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts Justine Testado 2014-05-07T14:13:00-04:00 >2014-05-13T22:57:24-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="307" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Renowned architect Frank Gehry is the 2014 recipient of the Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts, as announced today by the Prince of Asturias Foundation in Oviedo, Spain. Every year, the Foundation honors the international influence and significant cultural contribution in the scientific, technical, cultural, social and humanitarian work carried out by individuals, institutions, or groups of either one.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Gehry will receive the first of the eight awards, which will soon be announced and given in the fields including Social Sciences, Communications, and Technical Scientific Research, to name a few.</p><p>Since its establishment in 1981, the Prince of Asturias Awards are endowed with 50,000 Euros each, a commissioned sculpture donated by Joan Mir&oacute;, a diploma, and an insignia. Awards will be presented in the fall in Oviedo during a grand ceremony chaired by the Prince of Asturias.</p><p>Find out more on <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> Rafael Moneo Honored with 2012 Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts Alexander Walter 2012-05-09T17:52:00-04:00 >2012-05-09T23:27:38-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="487" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Spanish architect Rafael Moneo has been declared the 2012 laureate of the Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts. The announcement was made today in Oviedo, the capital city of the Principality of Asturias, Spain, on Moneo's 75th birthday. The prestigious awards program aims &ldquo;to reward the scientific, technical, cultural, social and humanistic work performed at an international level by individuals, institutions or groups of individuals or institutions&rdquo;.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>