Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena just won architecture’s most prestigious award – the Pritzker Prize. The jury praised the architect for his dedication to public service, and his prolific body of work that includes low-cost social housing and post-disaster architecture. The jury commended the 41st Pritzker Prize winner in a statement: “Alejandro Aravena epitomizes the revival of a more socially engaged architect, especially in his long-term commitment to tackling the global housing crisis and fighting for a better urban environment for all.”Alejandro-Aravena-Quinta-Monroy-Housing-combined-2-889x588.jpg

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