Jennifer Siegal has won the 4th arcVision Prize – Women in Architecture. It is an international award to women’s architecture organised by Italcementi.
The award was assigned by the jury a unanimous vote, with the winner being defines as ‘a fearless pioneer in the research and development of prefabricated construction systems, at low prices for disadvantaged users and areas, who has been able to invent and build practical solutions and a new language for mobile and low-cost housing’.
The jury also gave honourable mentions to Pat Hanson, Elisa Valero Ramos and Cazu Zegers.
The award was presented on 7 April at the Teatro dell’Arte of the Triennale di Milano, on the occasion of the return of the 21st Triennale International Exhibition, to underline the connection between arcVision, the magazine of Italcementi Group, and the international world of architecture.
The American designer, born in 1965, was selected after two days of meetings and discussions by the Jury.
Now in its fourth year, arcVision Prize confirms its uniqueness in the global landscape. A major result for Italcementi, and showing in particular that this is a positive and sustainable project which reaffirms the core role of the person, the value of talent, the possibilities of innovation conceived as the balance between technological development and respect for the local context.
Adapted from press release by Rebecca Bowden
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