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Alejandro Aravera wins Cal Poly Pomona 2019 Richard Neutra Award

Alejandro Aravera | ELEMENTAL

Oct 25, 2019

CPP/ARC 2019 Richard Neutra Award Winner News

Quinta Monroy Housing, Iquique, Chile, 2004:
Quinta Monroy Housing, Iquique, Chile
photography: Tadeuz Jalocha

The prestigious Richard Neutra Award for Professional Excellence recognizes the contributions by acclaimed modern architect and former Cal Poly Pomona lecturer Richard Neutra and rewards individuals who have dedicated their careers toward researching and developing new environments in which to work, live, and play.

The recipient of the 2019 Neutra Award is acclaimed Chilean architect and Pritzker Prize winner Alejandro Aravena of ELEMENTAL.

Please join us on Monday, October 28, 2019 @ 7pm for lecture & ceremony and @ 5pm for a book signing – free and open to the public:

CPP/ARC 2019 Richard Neutra Award | Lecture & Ceremony

Monday, October 28, 2019
5:00pm Book Signing / 7:00pm Lecture

Location: Cal Poly Pomona Bronco Student Center (Bldg 35), Ursa Major, CA, USA

Alejandro Aravera Architect

Art Mill Concept Design by ELEMENTAL:
Art Mill Concept Design by ELEMENTAL |
image © Malcolm Reading Consultants and Elemental

Alejandro Aravena won the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2016. Born in Santiago, Chile, he graduated from the Universidad Católica de Chile in 1992 and established Alejandro Aravena Architects in 1994. Since 2001, he has been leading ELEMENTAL, a “Do Tank” focusing on projects of public interest and social impact, including housing, public space, infrastructure, and transportation.

Torres Siamesas, Campus San Joaquín, Santiago, Chile – Siamese Tower:
Torres Siamesas by Alejandro Aravena Architect

Alejandro Aravena was the director and curator of the Architecture Section of the 2016 Venice Biennale and a member of the Pritzker Architecture Prize Jury from 2009 to 2015. In 2010, he was named International Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects. He has been a Board Member of the Cities Program of the London School of Economics since 2011 and Board Member of the Swiss Holcim Foundation since 2013. He was one of the 100 personalities contributing to the Rio +20 Global Summit in 2012.

Escuela de Medicina UC, Campus Casa Central, Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile – 2001-04:
Escuela de Medicina UC by Alejandro Aravena Architect

Aravena was a Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, the Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia, Architectural Association in London, and London School of Economics. He has held the ELEMENTAL Copec Chair at Universidad Católica de Chile since 2006.

Aravena is the author of Los Hechos de la Arquitectura (Architectural Facts, 1999), El Lugar de la Arquitectura (The Place in/of Architecture, 2002) and Material de Arquitectura (Architecture Matters, 2003). His work has been published in more than 50 countries.

Alejandro Aravena en Quintos Encontros de Arquitectura:
Alejandro Aravena en Quintos Encontros de Arquitectura from elementalchile on Vimeo.

Past Receipients of the Neutra Medal

• 2018 Frank O. Gehry
• 2017 Guy Nordenson
• 2016 Carme Pinós
• 2015 Enrique Norten
• 2014 Michael Rotondi
• 2012 Tadao Ando
• 2011 Thom Mayne
• 2007 Ilze & Grant Jones
• 2004 Sim Van der Ryn
• 2002 Samuel Mockbee (posthumous award)
• 2001 Kim Abeles
• 2000 Rafael Viñoly
• 1999 Al Gore (Vice President of the United States)
• 1998 Glenn Murcutt
• 1997 John T. Lyle
• 1996 Albert Frey
• 1995 Francis H. Dean
• 1994 Jamie Lerner
• 1993 Moshe Safdie
• 1992 lan McHarg
• 1991 Renzo Piano
• 1990 Roberto Burle Marx
• 1989 Herman Hertzberger
• 1988 Kisho Kurokawa
• 1987 Ray Kappe
• 1986 Lawrence Halprin
• 1985 Erich Schneider-Wessling
• 1984 Ralph Rapson
• 1983 Garrett Eckbo
• 1982 Harwell Hamilton Harris
• 1981 Raphael Soriano
• 1980 Konrad Wachsmann

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