Shop Talk: Campus Projects Built Pritzker Winner’s Reputation
Wang Shu, the winner of the 2012 Pritzker Architecture Prize, is a professor and head of the architecture school at the China Academy of Art, in Hangzhou. He has made his reputation in part by designing a series of striking academic buildings, including a library at Wenzhang College of Suzhou U., in Suzhou (above).
He has also designed several buildings for the China Academy of Art’s Xiangshan campus (above and below).
(All photos courtesy of the Pritzer Architecture Prize)
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