Toyo Ito wins 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize

Toyo Ito, Dome in Odate (multipurpose dome), 1993–97, Odate-shi, Akita, Japan. Photo: Mikio Kamaya Toyo Ito, Main Stadium for The World Games 2009, 2006–9, Kaohsiung, Taiwan R.O.C. Photo: Fu Tsu Construction Co., Ltd. Toyo Ito Museum of Architecture, 2006–11, Imabari-shi, Ehime, Japan. Photo: Daici Ano Toyo Ito, Za-Koenji Public Theatre, 2005–8, Suginami-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Toyo Ito has been awarded the 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize. Ito’s practice has built international libraries, houses, parks, theatres, shops, office buildings and pavilions (including the Serpentine’s summer pavilion in 2002). The award ceremony will take place in May, in Boston, where Ito will be rewarded £62,000.

19 March 2013