7 American Architects That Won The Pritzker Architecture Award – Thanks to their inspiring work and incredible contribution to the architecture world, these incredible architects were rewarded with the incredible Pritzker Prize. See were the lucky winners from America!
The following American architects are a worldwide inspiration for the architecture industry and design lovers. The Pritzker Prize winners not only have created several modern architecture projects but also some inspiring interior design projects that look they came right out of a magazine cover!
Founded in 1936, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) is one of the largest and most influential architectures, interior design, engineering, and urban planning firms in the world. Known for their iconic buildings that combine design excellence, innovation, and sustainability, the renowned architecture studio has completed more than 10,000 projects in over 50 countries.
Gensler architecture reflects their knowledge of how people and organizations use and experience place and space. The renowned design studio works collaboratively with clients, communities, and end-users to create buildings that work well on every level, inside and out.
For 25 years, the award-winning design studio with a traditional architecture style is recognized as a leader in classicism and historic preservation. Based in Manhattan and with an office in Miami, Florida, the firm has built a substantial and varied body of work across the country and abroad for residential, commercial, and institutional commissions often involving historic buildings.
Thom Mayne founded in 1972 his own design firm, called Morphosis, that is now involved in rigorous design and research that yields innovative, iconic buildings and urban environments. Mayne’s approach toward architecture and his philosophy is not derived from European modernism, Asian influences, or even from American precedents of the last century. He has sought throughout his career to creating an original architecture, one that is truly representative of the unique, somewhat rootless, the culture of Southern California, especially the architecturally rich city of Los Angeles.
Founded in 1977, Ziegler Cooper has been guided by our strong belief that beautiful architecture enriches people’s lives, uplifts the human spirit, and provides a constant vision of excellence. Emerging as one of the premier architecture firms responding to the demand for urban residential living, the renowned architecture studio embrace sustainable growth strategies, such as walkable mixed-use urban villages that combat the failures of suburban sprawl and bring back urban living to the inner city.
From the reimagination of old buildings to the creation of exquisite new ones, Deborah Berke Partners distill complex considerations–environmental, social, and aesthetic–into meaningful architecture. Their architecture projects create powerful first impressions and continue to delight since they capture the values and aspirations of our clients; strives to enrich the world around it through enduring design, and is mindful of the distinctive qualities of each place.
FKP has joined CannonDesign, in order to bring together our leading design practice with one of the most respected healthcare, science, and education design firms in the nation. Together as one design firm, CannonDesign will leverage our combined 19 office locations and nearly 1,000 employees to better serve our clients as they seek to innovate, transform and prepare for the future. Named one of the 10 most innovative architecture firms in the world by Fast Company, we use architecture to help organizations strengthen their identities, improve performance and profoundly impact the human experience.