Wednesday, 20 March 2013

Toyo Ito gets Pritzker prize

The 71 year old Japanese architect has been announced the latest winner of the Pritzker prize in architecture.

“Toyo Ito is a creator of timeless buildings, who at the same time boldly charts new paths,” the Pritzker jury said in its citation. “His architecture projects an air of optimism, lightness and joy and is infused with both a sense of uniqueness and universality.”

One of his buildings The Sendai Mediatheque rose to fame after surviving the 2011 earthquake in Japan

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