Urban Age speaker wins Pritzker Prize

14 January 2016

Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena, who recently spoke at the Urban Age 10 Global Debates has been named the 2016 recipient of the Pritzker Prize, the architecture world’s equivalent to the Nobel Prize. Aravena, best known for the Elemental “half-houses” designed to help tackle poverty through incremental building,  will curate this year’s Venice Architecture Biennale. The Biennale will include a special project by LSE Cities and Habitat III.