Alejandro Aravena is the winner of the Pritzker Prize

Alejandro Aravena – awarded a Schelling Architecture Medal in 2006 – has been named as the winner of the 2016 Pritzker Prize. Highlighting his dedication to improve urban environments and to address the global housing crisis, the Pritzker Prize jury praised the way in which the Chilean architect has „risen to the demands of practicing architecture as an artful endeavor, as well as meeting today’s social and economic challenges.“

The Schelling Architecture Foundation congratulates him sincerely and wishes him all the best for his future career!