Shigeru Ban: Curtain Wall House, 1995, Tokyo, Japan . Contemporary living space

Shigeru Ban: Curtain Wall House, 1995, Tokyo, Japan

Considered the Nobel Prize of architecture, the annual Pritzker Architecture Prize is given by Chicago’s Hyatt Foundation. It honors a living architect (or architects) whose built work demonstrates a combination of talent, vision and commitment, someone who has produced consistent and significant contributions to humanity and the built environment through the art of architecture. The 2014 winner is Japanese architect Shigeru Ban.

Meet Shigeru Ban, Winner of the 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize.