2017 Maurice Cox

2017 Maurice Cox

Maurice Cox, newly appointed Planning Director for the City of Detroit is an urban designer, architectural educator and former mayor of the City of Charlottesville, VA. He most recently served as Associate Dean for Community Engagement at Tulane University, School of Architecture and Director of the Tulane City Center, a university-affiliated practice operating at the intersection of design, urban research and civic engagement throughout the...

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2016 Toshiko Mori

2016 Toshiko Mori

Toshiko Mori is the principal of Toshiko Mori Architect, which she established in 1981 in New York City.  Toshiko Mori Architect’s current work includes public New York City theater and library projects, a park visitor center in the Bronx, the Hudson Yard Park and Boulevard, and subway canopies. Mori designed institutional projects for Brown University and Syracuse University, and is part of the design team for New York University’s masterplan....

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2015 Thom Mayne FAIA

2015 Thom Mayne FAIA

Thom Mayne founded Morphosis as an interdisciplinary and collective practice involved in experimental design and research in 1972. Mr. Mayne is also co-founder of the Southern California Institute of Architecture and Distinguished Professor at UCLA Architecture and Urban Design. He was elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2010, appointed to the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities in 2009, and honored...

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2014 Bernard Tschumi

2014 Bernard Tschumi

Bernard Tschumi is widely recognized as one of today’s foremost architects. First known as a theorist, he drew attention to his innovative architectural practice in 1983 when he won the prestigious competition for the Parc de La Villette, a 125-acre cultural park based on activities as much as nature. The intertwining concepts of “event” and “movement” in architecture are supported by Tschumi’s belief that architecture is the most important...

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2013 Gregg Pasquarelli

2013 Gregg Pasquarelli

Gregg Pasquarelli is a Principal of SHoP. Pasquarelli received his architecture degree from Columbia University and a Bachelors of Science from Villanova’s School of Business. He has taught at Yale, The Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation Columbia University, the University of Virginia, and the University of Florida, and has lectured internationally.

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2012 Teddy Cruz

2012 Teddy Cruz

Teddy Cruz (born Guatemala City, Guatemala, 1962) is an American architect, urbanist, and Professor in Public Culture and Urbanism in the Visual Arts Department at the University of California, San Diego. Cruz studied at Rafael Landivar University in Guatemala City, Guatemala, California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, and the Harvard Graduate School of Design in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Cruz founded his architectural practice...

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2011 David Adjaye

2011 David Adjaye

David Adjaye OBE is recognised as a leading architect of his generation. Adjaye was born in Tanzania to Ghanaian parents and his influences range from contemporary art, music and science to African art forms and the civic life of cities. In 1994 he set up his first office, where his ingenious use of materials and his sculptural ability established him as an architect with an artist’s sensibility and vision. He reformed his studio as Adjaye...

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2010 Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi

2010 Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi

Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi have both taught at Yale University. She received her Master of Architecture at Yale University, where she won the American Institute of Architects Scholastic Award and the Skidmore, Owings and Merrill Traveling Fellowship. She has taught design studios at Cornell University, and since 1991 has been a faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania's Penn School of Design where she is currently the Graham...

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