Awards: The architect Alejandro Aravena was announced the 2016 Pritzer Prize Laureate
13th January 2016
DATE: 14/1/2016
docomomo International congratulates the architect Alejandro Aravena for being announced the 2016 Pritzker Prize Laureate on 13th January 2016.

It was the first time that the prize was granted to a Chilean architect and the fourth time that the distinction goes to a Latin American (Luis Barragán in 1980, Oscar Niemeyer in 1988 and Paulo Mendes da Rocha in 2006).

Aravena will also be the curator of the 15th International Architecture Exhibition, in Biennale di Venezia, chaired by Paolo Baratta, which will be held from 28th May to 27th November 2016.

docomomo International wishes the very best success for Laureate as being one of the most important architects of the current time.

More details: website.