Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Trajectory of the Pritzker



The Pritzker Prize is awarded "irrespective of nationality, race, creed, or ideology." But I think it would be interesting to geo-code the recipients' offices and find out how the highest honor of architecture traveled around the world.



(Year Laureate, age at announcement Location of office)
1979 Philip Johnson, 72 New York, USA

1980 Luis Barragan, 78 Mexico City, Mexico
1981 James Stirling, 54 London, UK
1982 Kevin Roche, 60 Hamden, USA
1983 I. M. Pei, 66 New York, USA
1984 Richard Meier, 49 New York, USA
1985 Hans Hollein, 51 Vienna, Austria
1986 Gottfried Böhm, 66 Cologne, West Germany
1987 Kenzo Tange, 73 Tokyo, Japan
1988 Oscar Niemeyer, 80 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1988 Gordon Bunshaft, 78 New York, USA
1989 Frank Gehry, 60 Santa Monica, USA
1990 Aldo Rossi, 58 Milan, Italy
1991 Robert Venturi, 65 Philadelphia, USA
1992 Alvaro Siza, 58 Porto, Portugal
1993 Fumihiko Maki, 64 Tokyo, Japan
1994 Christian de Portzamparc, 50 Paris, France
1995 Tadao Ando, 53 Osaka, Japan
1996 Rafael Moneo, 58 Madrid, Spain
1997 Sverre Fehn, 72 Oslo, Norway
1998 Renzo Piano, 60 Genoa, Italy
1999 Norman Foster, 63 London, UK
2000 Rem Koolhaas, 56 Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2001 Jacques Herzog & Pierre de Meuron, 50 Basel, Switzerland
2002 Glenn Murcutt, 65 Sydney, Australia
2003 Jørn Utzon, 84 Haarby, Denmark
2004 Zaha Hadid, 53 London, UK
2005 Thom Mayne, 61 Santa Monica, USA
2006 Paulo Mendes da Rocha, 77 San Paulo, Brazil
2007 Richard Rogers, 73 London, UK
2008 Jean Nouvel, 62 Paris, France
2009 Peter Zumthor, 65 Haldenstein, Switzerland

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