Toyo Ito

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2013 Ceremony: Toyo Ito and Tom Pritzker Photo courtesy of The Pritzker Architecture Prize and The Hyatt Foundation 2013 Ceremony: Toyo Ito and Tom Pritzker Photo courtesy of The Pritzker Architecture Prize and The Hyatt Foundation

Architect Toyo Ito Presented with the 2013 Pritzker

Architecture Prize

ON May 29, 2013, Tom Pritzker, chairman of The Hyatt Foundation, presented Toyo Ito with the Pritzker Architecture Prize medallion for 2013 and a $100,000 grant. In his acceptance speech, Architect Toyo Ito said, “This is the best day of my architectural life so far!” Mr. Ito was the 38th recipient of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, which has been sponsored by The Hyatt Foundation since its founding in 1979. A black-tie audience of more than 300 guests, including previous prize laureates, witnessed the ceremony in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston, Massachusetts. tj

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