I'm not often moved to compile collections of links, but this morning's sift through the inbox dross has revealed a few gems. So, for you viewing/reading pleasure, here goes:
Portuguese designer Eduardo Souto de Moura has won this year's Pritzker Prize. Jury chairman Lord Peter Palumbo said that over the course of a three-decade career de Moura “has produced a body of work that is of our time but also carries echoes of architectural traditions.”
The American Institute of Architects has 'doled' out its annual housing awards. If you think there is a typical style of American architecture then think again. This is a varied line-up of high-end housing, social housing and senior living spaces.
Shigeru Ban, here in New Zealand last year as a guest of Auckland University's School of Architecture, is interviewed by the New York Times about temporary housing in post-quake, post-tsunami Japan. He is typically modest, typically honest.
Stephen Holl – Charles Rennie Macintosh's best friend – or not. Via Herald Scotland.
Design thinking won't help you… oh go on, it might help you a little bit. Helen Walters at Fast Company.