Paulo Mendes da Rocha

2017 Royal Gold Medal

«The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is delighted to announce that Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Brazil’s most celebrated living architect, will receive the 2017 Royal Gold Medal.

Past Royal Gold Medallists include Zaha Hadid (2016), Frank Gehry (2000), Norman Foster (1983), Frank Lloyd Wright (1941); Oscar Niemeyer (1998) is the only other Brazilian architect to have received the honour».

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