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Joseph Rykwert Royal Gold Medal for architecture Awarded In 2014

Joseph Rykwert

Joseph Rykwert

Award Name : Royal Gold Medal for architecture

Year of Award : 2014

Award for : Architecture

Location : London, England, United Kingdom


Joseph Rykwert (born 1926) is Paul Philippe Cret Professor Emeritus of Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, and one of the foremost architectural historians and critics of his generation. He has spent most of his working life in the United Kingdom and America. Rykwert is the author of many influential works on architecture, including The Idea of a Town (1963), On Adam’s House in Paradise (1972), The Dancing Column (1996) and The Seduction of Place (2000). All his books have been translated into several languages.He has been president of the international council of architectural critics (CICA) since 1996, and is the recipient of the 2014 Royal Gold Medal.


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