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    The 2012 laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize is Chinese architect Wang Shu. At only 48 years old, he has designed some two dozen works in China, in a variety of styles. "Wang Shu's architecture is exemplary in its strong sense of cultural continuity and re-invigorated tradition," commented the prize jury, noting the "exceptional nature and quality of his executed work."   (Published 2012.0229)


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    As architects, we generally consider how a building meets the ground — in essence, we design a base that holds the building in place. But we seldom have to design this base while traversing a change in grade some 50 feet (15 meters) along nearly 500 feet (150 meters) of a building's length.   (Published 2012.0222)


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