Congratulations to Mr. Wang Shu, the winner of the 2012 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the top honor in the field. His exhibition “Illegal Architecture” is on view in the Asian Urban Portraits Pavilion at the Biennale.
Wang is the first Chinese citizen to win the prize and, at just 48, he is also one of the youngest recipients in history. His firm, Amateur Architecture studio, has completed projects in several Chinese cities. Mr. Wang lives and works in Hangzhou with his wife, Ms Lu Wenyu.
Other high-profile award winners in the Biennale include Mr. Rem Koolhaas of OMA (who was awarded the Pritzker in 2000) and Mr. Thom Mayne of Morphosis (who received it in 2005). Mr. Steven Holl received the 2011 Gold Medal from the American Institute of Architects.
恭賀王澍先生榮獲業內最高榮譽之2012年普立茲克建築獎(Pritzker Architecture Prize)，其作品〈朗讀違章〉正於雙年展「亞洲都繪展」展出。
本屆雙年展很榮幸獲得多個榮獲榮譽獎項之參展者參與，包括OMA的Mr. Rem Koolhaas(於2000年榮獲普立茲克建築獎)及Mr. Thom Mayne of Morphosis (於2005年榮獲該獎項)。而參展者Mr. Steven Holl則獲得美國建築師學會2011年之終身金獎。