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Born: May 9, 1937

Nationality: Spanish

Masterpiece: Kursaal Palace, San Sebastian, Spain

 

Biography

Rafael Moneo is the 1996 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate. He was born in Tudela, Navarra, Spain in 1937. The Spaniard graduated from the Madrid University School of Architecture in 1961. Four years later he received his first big project – the Diestre Factory in Zaragoza.

Notable Work

1986 – The National Museum of Roman Arts, Merida, Spain

1992 – Pillar and Joan Miro Museum, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

1993 – L’llla building, Barcelona, Spain

1999 – Kursaal Palace, San Sebastian, Spain

2002 – Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles , California, USA

2006 - The Chace Center, Rhode Island School of Design, Wilmington, USA

 

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