For those interested in building, doing architecture for shelter and beauty - my present favorite architect won the Pritzker Prize today.
Quoting the NY Times re his getting the prize -
On Monday, the Japanese architect Shigeru Ban was named the winner of this year’s Pritzker Architecture Prize, largely because of his work designing shelters after natural disasters in places like Rwanda, Turkey, India, China, Haiti and Japan.
“His buildings provide shelter, community centers and spiritual places for those who have suffered tremendous loss and destruction,” the jury said in its citation. “When tragedy strikes, he is often there from the beginning.”
the article here -
I'm looking for another one that is for a news source without a paywall (NYT only lets you look for free 10x a month). I watch my NYT count, and if I save an article, then look at it months later, that counts again. Soooo -
Well, here, this is good - with no paywall -