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Practice of Architecture | 2018/01/19

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No Retroactive Prize for Denise Scott Brown

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Lord Peter Palumbo, the chair of the Pritzker Prize, announced in a letter that was released lat week that there will be no retroactive prize for Denis Scott Brown.

The letter is addressed to the two Harvard Graduate students behind a petition to have Scott Brown honored alongside her husband and partner, Robert Venturi, who won the prize in 1991. “A later jury cannot re-open, or second guess the work of an earlier jury, and none has ever done so,” he wrote on behalf of the nine-member body.

Click HERE to read the full article at Architectural Record online.

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