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Wang Shu Pritzker Architecture Prize Awarded In 2012

Wang Shu

Wang Shu

Award Name : Pritzker Architecture Prize

Year of Award : 2012

Award for : Architecture

Location : Hangzhou, Zhejiang Sheng, China


Wang Shu (born 4 November 1963) is a Chinese architect based in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province. He is the dean of the School of Architecture of the China Academy of Art. With his practice partner and wife Lu Wenyu, they founded the firm Amateur Architecture Studio. In 2012, Wang became the first Chinese citizen to win the Pritzker Prize, the world's top prize in architecture.There is some controversy since the Pritzker committee did not also award his architectural partner, Lu Wenyu, despite their many years of collaboration together.


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