Gallery: Eduardo Souto de Moura Wins the 2011 Pritzker Prize

 
Paula Rego Museum

Portuguese architect Eduardo Souto de Moura has been named the winner of the 2011 Pritzker Prize ahead of the official announcement date – the announcement of the $100,000 prize winner was not supposed to happen until April 11, but a Spanish news organization broke the embargo on the story. Souto de Moura has produced a varied body of public and private work, but he is best known for his stadium in Braga, Portugal. His buildings are praised for their use of natural materials. The esteemed 58-year-old architect is the second Portuguese architect to win the award, the first being Alvaro Siza, who nabbed the prize in 1992.

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  1. Haroldfoss March 30, 2011 at 5:28 pm

    While I congratulate de Moura I realy question the Pritzker after reading this critizism

    http://famousarchitect.blogspot.com/2011/03/75-predicting-pritzker.html

    It really shows how biased the prize is

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