She joins Stephen Breyer as new jurors to the Pritzker Architecture Prize
Architect Zaha Hadid and US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will join the jury that selects Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureates.
Breyer has a long history of interest in art and architecture, having authored the foreword to a book Celebrating The Courthouse: A Guide For Architects, Their Clients, And The Public in 2006. In 2009, the Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies honoured him with the first Leonore and Walter H. Annenberg Award for Diplomacy through the Arts.
British architect Hadid received the Pritzker Prize in 2004.
The Pritzker jury will now consist of eight people, including its chair Lord Palumbo, Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena, Yung Ho Chang who is an architect and educator from Beijing, the 2002 Pritzker Laureate Australian architect Glenn Murcutt, architect and professor Juhani Pallasmaa of Finland and American writer, editor and architectural consultant Karen Stein.
Martha Thorne, who is the associate dean for external affairs at the IE School of Architecture in Madrid, Spain, is the executive director.