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America's Cup Building — or the "Veles e Vents" building — in Valencia, Spain, was completed in 11 months to host the America's Cup sailing competition in 2007. Christian Richters/The Pritzker Architecture Prize hide caption

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More timeless than trendy, Sir David Chipperfield wins the 2023 Pritzker Prize

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Winter gardens and balconies were added to expand living space in social buildings in Bordeaux in 2017. Philippe Ruault hide caption

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2021 Pritzker Prize Goes To French Architects Who 'Work With Kindness'

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A woman enters a public restroom with transparent walls in Tokyo's Shibuya ward. Architect Shigeru Ban designed the bathroom in a way to reassure anyone entering the toilet. Satoshi Nagare/The Nippon Foundation hide caption

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The Palau Sant Jordi, an indoor arena designed by Arata Isozaki that was used for the 1992 Barcelona Summer Olympics. Hisao Suzuki/Courtesy of the The Hyatt Foundation/Pritzker Architecture Prize hide caption

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Arata Isozaki, Whose Hybrid Style Forged 'New Paths,' Wins Pritzker Prize

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Zaha Hadid stands before the Riverside Museum, her first major public commission in the U.K., in Glasgow, Scotland, in 2011. Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images hide caption

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Hadid on Fresh Air (2004)

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2016 Pritzker Prize Goes To Chilean Architect Alejandro Aravena

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