CICA AWARDS 2017 Winners

CICA AWARDS 2017 Book, Exhibition Catalogue and Journalism Awards, Prize News

CICA AWARDS 2017 Winners

International Committee of Architectural Critic Winner, announced at Symposium within the UIA World Congress Seoul

6 Sep 2017

CICA AWARDS 2017 Winners News

CICA AWARDS 2017: WINNERS

5 September 2017 – The International Committee of Architectural Critics (CICA) presents the winners of the 2017 Book, Exhibition Catalogue and Journalism Awards, as they were announced at the CICA Symposium held within the UIA World Congress Seoul 2017 on 4 September 2017.

CICA Bruno Zevi Book Award 2017

The jury unanimously agreed to give the CICA Bruno Zevi Book Award 2017 to the title:

Abel, Chris:

The Extended Self – Architecture, Memes and Minds,

Manchester University Press, Manchester 2015.

Special Mention for the Excellence of the second edition:

Curtis, William J.R.:

Le Corbusier – Ideas and Forms, Phaidon, London 2015.

The following titles were commended:

Tavares, André:

The Anatomy of the Architectural Book,

Canadian Centre for Architecture, Lars Müller Publishers, Zürich 2016.

Xue, Charlie Q.L.:

Hong Kong Architecture 1945-2015 – From Colonial to Global,

Springer, Singapore 2016.

CICA Julius Posener Exhibition Catalogue Award 2017

The CICA Julius Posener Exhibition Catalogue Award 2017 has been assigned to:

Hoidn, Barbara (ed.):

Demo:Polis – The Right to Public Space,

Akademie der Künste – Berlin, The University of Texas at Austin – School of Architecture, Park Books, Zürich 2016.

The following title was commended:

Sequeira, Marta; Rato, Susana (eds.):

Carrilho da Graça: Lisbon,

Dafne Editora, Porto 2015.

CICA Pierre Vago Journalism Award 2017

The CICA Pierre Vago Journalism Award 2017 has been assigned ex- aequo to the journal:

Artemel, A.J.P.; LeStourgeon, Russel; de la Selle, Violette (eds.):

Quote*,

Perspecta # 49, The Yale Architectural Journal, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA 2016.

and to the essay:

Waern, Rasmus:

Outrage,

in: The Architectural Review AR, June 2016.

The following books received a Special Mention, as compilations of significant architectural essays:

Guerra, Abilio:

Architecture and Nature,

Romano Guerra Editora and Nhamerica Platform, São Paulo 2016.

O’Toole, Shane:

One Hundred & One Hosannas for Architecture,

Gandon Editions, Dublin 2017.

The International Jury:

Joseph Rykwert (USA/UK)

Manuel Cuadra (Germany)

Sengul Oymen Gur (Turkey)

Xiangning Li (China)

Louise Noelle (Mexico)

On CICA

The International Committee of Architectural Critics CICA has, since it was established in Mexico City in 1978, been closely associated with the World Congresses of the International Union of Architects.

The inaugural meeting of CICA was held in the Joan Miró Foundation in July 1979 when Prof. Bruno Zevi (Rome) was elected the first CICA President with Jorge Glusberg (Argentina), Julius Posener (Germany), Dennis Sharp (UK) and Pierre Vago (France) as Directors.

The current President is Joseph Rykwert and CICA Board Members are François Chaslin (F), Manuel Cuadra (Germany), Louise Noelle Gras (Mexico), Süha Özkan (Turkey), and Yasmin Shariff (UK).

CICA has held critical sessions since, in Warsaw, Cairo, Brighton, Rome, Vienna, Sydney, Barcelona, Istanbul, Paris, New York, London, Gelsen­kirchen, Beijing, Berlin, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Kuwait, Vancouver, Torino, Tokyo, and Durban.


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Architecture Awards

Stirling Prize
MAXXI Rome
photo : Roland Halbe

Pritzker Prize
Serpentine Gallery Pavilion SANAA
image © Nick Weall

Europa Nostra Award – winner news
St Martin-in-the-Fields building
photos © Timothy Soar

European Copper Architecture Awards
Chapel of St. Lawrence
photo © Tuomas Uusheimo

European Architecture Competition : 2nd European Prize for Urban Public Space met in Barcelona
Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona
photo © Adrian Welch




The European Prize for Architecture
European Prize for Architecture
Soe Ker Tie House
photo from Marco Casagrande

European Prize Architecture 2012
Soe Ker Tie House
photo : Pasi Aalto / pasiaalto.com

European Prize for Architecture winner in 2012 – TYIN tegnestue Architects

Europe 40 Under 40 Award
Europe 40 Under 40
image from Europe 40 Under 40
Europe 40 Under 40

European Hotel Awards

Those I have (already) built
Saint-Etienne Office Building
photo : Philippe Ruault
Manuelle Gautrand Book

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