The awarding ceremony took place on April 8, 2011, at the gala reception hall of the Ukraine Hotel, where the best architects of the entire world were present, namely – the nominees and the jury of the Award. The Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO was represented by Emil Pirumov, Managing Director of the School, the man, who has led the process of putting David Adjaye’s wonderful idea into action.
During the race for the desired prize the School’s Campus left behind five strong rivals. They are: Cesar Chavez’s Library and School of Journalism and Mass Communication n. a. Walter Cronkite in the US, the Parventa Medialibrary in Latvia, Ritual Ceremonies House in Mexico and the “Igora” Ice Complex of sport-sanatory resort in Leningrad region.
The Architecture Award is a prestigious international contest in the sphere of architecture and city construction. The Award was introduced by the “Salon-Press” publishing house with the general information support of the “Domus” magazine and the “RBK” group of companies’ general media support in 2002. This year the Architecture Award’s statuettes were sought by the participants from 15 countries of Europe, USA, South America and Australia.
The IX International Architecture Award’s competitive projects will be exposed as a part of the MosBuild-2011 construction and design exhibition at the “Crosus-Expo” International Show Centre.