Monday, April 10, 2006

2006 Pritzker Award to Brazilian Architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha

Paulo Mendes da Rocha of Brazil Wins the Pritzker Architecture Prize

"Paulo Mendes da Rocha of Brazil, known for his provocative ways with concrete and steel, has won the 2006 Pritzker Architecture Prize, considered the profession's highest honor. Mr. Mendes da Rocha, 77, is best known for his Brazilian Sculpture Museum in São Paulo, where he is considered the unofficial dean of the city's Brutalist movement."

Read more at The New York Times


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