2020 Pritzker Prize Goes to Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, Founders of Grafton Architects

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, founders of Dublin, Ireland’s Grafton Architects, have been named 2020’s Pritzker Prize laureates, often referred to as architecture’s top annual honor. It’s the first time two women share the award. From the founding of their firm in 1978 through to 2018’s curation of the central show at the Venice Architecture Biennale, and beyond, the duo has redefined the purpose and …

Architectural Digest’s Favorite Buildings in Each US State

From the Frederick R Weisman Art Museum in Minneapolis to the Cabell County Courthouse in Huntington, West Virginia, Architectural Digest’s list of the best-designed buildings in each US state recognizes internationally acclaimed architecture and unknown gems alike. There are houses designed by former presidents, forward-thinking designs from the early 2000s, Pritzker Prize-winning health clinics and much more. Peruse the full list at Architectural Digest.

Pritzker Winner Balkrishna Doshi’s Work for the People

Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi, the 2018 Pritzker Prize winner, certainly has a roster of showpiece commissions that demonstrate imagination. His greatest architectural development, however, might be Aranya—the low-cost housing projects he established in Indore, India. These structures have received substantial acclaim because, as Bloomberg notes, they actually work. And rather than erase the nature of dense areas, they replicate some of what people appreciate about …