January 13, 2016 Aravena, 48, is known for his socially conscious, sustainable design, often executed at staggering speed and on minuscule budgets.
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Architect Frei Otto is known for the large-scale roofs on the sports facilities for the 1972 Munich Olympics.
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March 10, 2015 The prize's jury, in its citation, said the German architect had developed "a most sensitive architecture that has influenced countless others throughout the world." Otto died Monday. He was 89.
Architect Oscar Niemeyer in 1960
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December 5, 2012 The Pritzker Prize-winning architect was known for some of the world's most famous modernist buildings, including Brasilia's crown-shaped cathedral. He was 104.
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