Shigeru Ban, the architect of paper, Princess of Concord Prize 2022

Japanese architect Shigeru Ban (Tokyo, 1957), known for using unusual materials such as paper or cardboard in his buildings and for his “solidarity architecture” for the homeless, has been rRecognized this Thursday with the Princess of Asturias Award for Concord 2022, award to which 36 candidates from 17 countries opted. Founder of the NGO ‘Voluntary … Read more

Francis Kéré, award for a brilliant architect committed to Africa

He is the first African to receive the Pritzker Architecture Prize and thanks to his buildings he improves the lives and solves the needs of the inhabitants of a region of the world that is often forgotten The commitment to its people, social awareness and aesthetics are the hallmarks of the work of the architect … Read more

Burkinabe Francis Kéré, sustainable architect, first African to receive the Pritzker Prize

A pioneer of sustainable constructions at the service of populations, such as the school in his village in Burkina Faso, the architect Diébédo Francis Kéré received the Pritzker Prize on Tuesday, becoming the first African to receive the highest honor in the profession. “Through his commitment to social justice and the intelligent use of local … Read more

British architect Richard Rogers, co-creator of the Pompidou Center and author of Madrid’s T4 terminal, has died

Richard Rogers poses in front of the Pompidou Center in Paris (AFP) The Italian-British architect Richard Rogers He died this Saturday night at the age of 88, as confirmed by his son Roo Rogers. Rogers of Riverside was a member of the House of Lords since 1997 and in 2007 he received the Pritzker Prize, … Read more