Category:Vincent Scully Prize winners
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The following 19 pages are in this category, out of 19 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 19 pages are in this category, out of 19 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. Christopher Alexander – Christopher Wolfgang Alexander is a widely influential architect and design theorist, currently emeritus professor at the University of California, Berkeley. His theories about the nature of human-centered design have had notable impacts across many fields including urban design, software, sociology and other fields. He has also designed and personally built both as an architect and a general contractor. In the field of software, he is regarded as the father of the pattern movement. The first wiki -- the technology behind Wikipedia -- led directly according to its creator, Ward Cunningham. Alexander's work has also influenced the development of Scrum. He is perhaps best known for a perennial seller some four decades after publication. As a young child he emigrated in fall 1938 with his parents to England when his parents were forced to flee the Nazi regime. Alexander spent much of his childhood in Chichester and Oxford, England, where he began his education in the sciences. Alexander moved to the United States in 1958 to study at Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Alexander moved in 1963 to accept an appointment as Professor of Architecture, a position he would hold for almost 40 years. After his retirement, he moved to Arundel, England, where he continued to write, teach and build. He has two daughters, Sophie and Lily, by his former wife Pamela. He attended England. In 1954, Alexander went on to read mathematics.Christopher Alexander – Christopher Alexander
2. Charles, Prince of Wales – Charles, Prince of Wales, is the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II. He was born at Buckingham Palace as the first grandchild of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. After earning a bachelor of arts degree from Cambridge, he served in the Royal Navy from 1971 to 1976. In 1981, they had two sons: Prince William later to become Duke of Cambridge, Prince Harry. In 1996, the couple divorced, following extramarital affairs. Diana died in a crash in Paris the following year. In 2005, he married Camilla Parker Bowles. He has sought to raise world awareness such as climate change. As an environmentalist, Charles has received numerous awards and recognition from environmental groups around the world. His support including homeopathy, has been criticised by some in the medical community. Charles has been outspoken on the role of the conservation of historic buildings. Subsequently, he created an experimental new town based on his theories, in Dorset in 1993. Charles was baptised in the palace's Music Room by the Archbishop Geoffrey Fisher, on 15 December 1948. When Prince Charles was aged three his mother's accession as Queen Elizabeth II made her heir apparent. He attended his mother's coronation on 2 June 1953, seated alongside his grandmother and aunt.Charles, Prince of Wales – The Prince of Wales in Jersey, July 2012
3. Adele Chatfield-Taylor – Adele Chatfield-Taylor, a native of Virginia, is an American prominent arts administrator. She served from 1988 to 2013. From 1973 to 1980, she was on the staff of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission. She was a Rome Prize Fellow at the American Academy in Rome in 1983-1984, conducting a comparative analysis of Italian preservation practices. She was a Fellow of the New York Institute for the Humanities from 1983 to 1990 and a member of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts from 1990 to 1994, was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1996. In 2002, Chatfield-Taylor was awarded the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic. In 2010, she was awarded the Vincent Scully Prize from the National Building Museum. Adele Chatfield-Taylor is married to the playwright John Guare.Adele Chatfield-Taylor – Adele Chatfield-Taylor
4. Jane Jacobs – Jane Jacobs OC OOnt was an American-Canadian journalist, author, activist best known for her influence on urban studies. Her influential book The Death and Life of Great American Cities argued that urban renewal did not respect the needs of most city-dwellers. The book also introduced sociological concepts such as "eyes on the street" and "social capital". After moving in 1968, she joined the opposition under construction. As a mother and a writer who criticized experts in the male-dominated field of urban planning, Jacobs endured scorn from established figures. She did not have a college degree or any formal training in urban planning, was criticized for lacking such credentials. Jacobs was born Bess Robison Butzner, a former teacher and nurse. They were a Protestant family in a heavily Roman Catholic town. Jr. served as a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. After graduating from Scranton High School, she worked at the Scranton Tribune. During the Great Depression, she moved with her sister Betty. Jane Butzner took an immediate liking to Manhattan's Greenwich Village, which did not conform to the city's grid structure. The sisters soon moved there from Brooklyn. Her first job was for a magazine, then as an editor. She sold articles to Vogue.Jane Jacobs – Jane Jacobs, then chairperson of a civic group in Greenwich Village, at a press conference in 1961.
5. Richard Moe – Richard Moe is an American lawyer from Duluth, Minnesota. Following the University of Minnesota Law School, Moe went on to a distinguished career in government, law, historic preservation. Moe succeeded at expanding its budget despite funding reductions from Congress. He battled Tom DeLay and the Disney Corporation, in his quest to save America's leading historical sites, such as Manassas battlefield. Moe also guided the trust in its major effort to preserve historic sites in New Orleans, Louisiana following Hurricane Katrina in 2005. In 2007, Moe was awarded the Vincent Scully Prize by the National Building Museum to the built environment. He received the Theodore Roosevelt-Woodrow Wilson Award from the American Historical Association. Moe has two children. He lives in Washington, D.C.. Last Full Measure. Minnesota Historical Society Press. 1993. ISBN 978-0-87351-739-3. Oxford University Press, USA. 12 August 2013.Richard Moe – at the 2014 National Book Festival
6. Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk – Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk is an American architect and urban planner of Polish-Livonian aristocratic roots based in Miami, Florida. She received her undergraduate degree from the Yale School of Architecture. She is a representative of New Classical Architecture. In 1977, Plater-Zyberk was co-founder of the Miami Arquitectonica with her husband Andrés Duany, Bernardo Fort-Brescia, Laurinda Hope Spear, Hervin Romney. Arquitectonica became famous for its style: a dramatic, expressive "high-tech" modernism. The firm's Atlantis Condominium was featured prominently in the opening credits of Miami Vice. Duany and Plater-Zyberk founded Duany Plater Zyberk & Company in 1980, with its headquarters in Miami. Plater-Zyberk began teaching in 1979 starting what became a long and successful association. In the Fall of 2008, Plater-Zyberk was tapped into the highest Honor attained at the University of Miami. In 2014, she was awarded the Arts & Culture Award by the Coral Gables Community Foundation. For ten years, Plater-Zyberk was a Trustee of Princeton University, where she chaired the university's Building Committee during an active period of expansion. Architects hired during her tenure on the Building Committee included Princeton graduate Robert Venturi, internationally famous Frank Gehry, the traditional architect Demetri Porphyrios. Porphyrios designed the first in a series of new Gothic buildings to be built in the historic center of the university. Plater-Zyberk is a founder and emeritus member of the Congress for the New Urbanism, established in 1993. She has been a visiting professor at many major North American schools of architecture, lectures frequently.Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk – Léon Krier (2003)
7. William K. Reilly – William Kane Reilly was Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency under President George H. W. Bush. Reilly has served as a founder or advisor to several business ventures, on many boards of directors. Born on January 26, 1940 into a conservative, deeply religious family, he was strongly influenced by his father, a highway construction steel merchant. Reilly's father moved his family to South Texas when Reilly was 10. From the Rio Grande Valley, the Reillys moved to Massachusetts, where he finished high school at Durfee High School. Reilly subsequently attended Yale University, where he earned an A.B. in history. During his Yale years, he took advantage of the junior year abroad program to study in France. Reilly then earned a LL.B. from Harvard Law School, completing a thesis on land reform in Chile. During that time, Reilly married Elizabeth "Libbie" Buxton. After completing military service, he received a master's degree in urban planning at Columbia University. He moved from CEQ to become President of The Conservation Foundation, which merged with World Wildlife Fund in 1985. After the merger, Reilly served until taking over as administrator at the EPA in 1989. During his time at EPA, he sought to strengthen the role of science at EPA. Reilly also led the Agency in advancing the concerns of the emerging environmental justice movement. Federal funding for targeted, geographic areas jumped from $40 million to over $700 million.William K. Reilly – William K. Reilly
8. Charlie Rose – Charles Peete "Charlie" Rose, Jr. is an American television talk show host and journalist. Since 1991, he has an interview show distributed nationally by PBS since 1993. Rose has also co-anchored This Morning since 2012. Rose also substitutes for CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley when Pelley is on assignment. Rose was born in Sr. tobacco farmers who owned a country store. As a child, Rose helped out with the family business from age seven. Rose admitted in a Fresh Dialogues interview that as a child, his insatiable curiosity was constantly getting him in trouble. Rose graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in History. At Duke, Rose was a member of the Kappa Alpha Order fraternity. Rose earned a Juris Doctor in 1968. Rose met Mary, while attending Duke. After his wife was hired by the BBC, Rose handled some assignments on a freelance basis. In 1972, while working at New York bank Bankers Trust, Rose landed a job for WPIX-TV. Rose's "break" came in 1974, after Bill Moyers hired Rose as managing editor for the PBS series Bill Moyers' International Report. In 1975, Moyers named Rose Executive Producer of Bill Moyers Journal.Charlie Rose – Rose in May 2014
9. Vincent Scully – Architect Philip Johnson once described Scully as "the most influential architectural teacher ever." His lectures at Yale were known to attract casual visitors and regularly received standing ovations. Raised in New Haven, Connecticut, Scully attended Hillhouse High School. At the age of 16, he entered Yale University. He earned his BA degree from Yale in 1940, his Ph.D in 1949. He has taught classes at Yale since 1947, often to packed lecture rooms. He is also a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Miami. Scully officially continued giving courses there and at the University of Miami. He announced in 2009, however, at the age of 89, that he was no longer well enough to continue teaching. Scully's early advocacy was critical to the emergence of both Louis I. Kahn and Robert Venturi as 20th Century architects. Scully was a fierce critic of New York's original Pennsylvania Station, memorably writing, "One entered the city like a god. One scuttles in now like a rat." In 1952, his co-author Antoinette Downing won the Alice Davis Hitchcock Award for their book, The Architectural Heritage of Newport. In 1995, the National Endowment for the Humanities chose Scully to deliver the U.S. federal government's highest humanities honor. His lecture was on the topic of "The Architecture of Community," a concept that became central to his architectural philosophy.Vincent Scully – Vincent Scully (right) at the National Building Museum hands over the 2005 Scully Prize to Prince Charles (left)
10. Robert A. M. Stern – Robert Arthur Morton Stern, usually credited as Robert A. M. Stern, is a New York City and New Haven based American architect, professor, academic writer. Stern previously served as the Dean of the Yale School of Architecture. Stern also heads Robert A. M. Stern Architects, often referred to as RAMSA. He is a representative of New Classical Architecture, with a particular emphasis on urban context and the continuity of traditions. He may have been the first architect to use the term "postmodernism," but more recently he has used the phrase "traditionalist" to describe his work. In 2011, he was honored with the renowned Driehaus Architecture Prize for his achievements in classical architecture. He was born in New York in 1939. He received a bachelor's degree from Yale University in 1965. He has cited Philip Johnson as early mentors and influences. Upon leaving the Architectural League, he worked in the office of Richard Meier in 1966. Three years later, Stern established Stern & Hagmann with a fellow student at Yale, John S. Hagmann. In 1977 Stern founded Robert A. M. Stern Architects, also known as RAMSA. He has indicated he does not plan to retire. He has been dean of the Yale School of Architecture since 1998. Previously, Stern was professor at Columbia University, in the Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation.Robert A. M. Stern – Comcast Center, in Philadelphia
11. Robert Venturi – Their buildings, planning, teaching have also contributed to the expansion of discourse about architecture. The Pritzker Prize jury declined to do so. Venturi is also known for coining a postmodern antidote to Mies van der Rohe's famous modernist dictum "Less is more". Venturi lives with Denise Scott Brown. Venturi was raised as a Quaker. Venturi attended school in Merion, Pennsylvania. He won the D'Amato Prize in Architecture. He received his M.F.A. in 1950. In 1951 he briefly worked in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, later for Louis Kahn in Philadelphia. He was awarded the Rome Prize Fellowship at the American Academy in Rome in 1954, where he toured Europe for two years. It was there, in 1960, that he met fellow faculty member, planner Denise Scott Brown. Venturi was a visiting lecturer with Scott Brown in 2003 at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design. A controversial critic of the symbolically vacuous architecture of corporate modernism during the 1950s, Venturi has been considered a counterrevolutionary. Derived at the University of Pennsylvania, Venturi received a grant from the Graham Foundation in 1965 to aid in its completion. The book demonstrated, through an approach to understanding architectural composition and complexity, the resulting richness and interest.Robert Venturi – (2008 in Rome)