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A good rule of thumb: any discipline that throws around the term “brutalism” isn’t something you want to traverse without a native guide.

So it’s nice to have an architecture prize let us know what’s happening. The Pritzker Prize is more or less the top honors, known within the industry as the Nobel Prize of architecture, and apparently it’s just been nabbed by a clever Swissman named Peter Zumthor.

Not bad, for a kid from Basel…

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