Weekend edition: Isozaki wins, Salesforce cracks, Sabin studies, and more


Weekend edition: Isozaki wins, Salesforce cracks, Sabin studies, and more

The Qatar National Convention Center, 2004-2011, in Doha, Qatar. (Hisao Suzuki)

Missed some of this week’s architecture news, or our tweets and Facebook posts from the last few days? Don’t sweat it—we’ve gathered the week’s must-read stories right here. Enjoy!

Photo of a canopy over the MoMA PS1 courtyard
Lumen installed over the MoMA PS1 courtyard in 2017. (Pablo Enriquez)

From research to practice: Catching up with Jenny Sabin

How can architects translate fundamental research into applicable techniques? AN visited Jenny Sabin’s Cornell-based lab to find out.

Image of top of Salesforce Tower
Two cracked windows have been discovered at the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco. (Via Pelli Clarke Pelli)

Cracked glass discovered at Salesforce Tower in San Francisco

The San Francisco Chronicle reported that local Department of Building Inspection officials confirmed the presence of cracked window panes in the 61-story, Pelli Clarke Pelli-designed tower last week.

Rendering of Hórama Rama
Mexico City-based architects Pedro y Juana have been named the 2019 Young Architects Program winners by PS1MoMA. (Courtesy Pedro y Juana)

Pedro y Juana wins 2019 MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program

Mexico City–based firm Pedro y Juana, led by Ana Paula Ruiz Galindo and Mecky Reuss, has won the 2019 MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program.

Photo of a rounded, windowless hall
The Nara Centennial Hall, 1992 – 1998, in Nara, Japan. (Courtesy The Hyatt Foundation / The Pritzker Architecture Prize)

Japanese architect Arata Isozaki named the 2019 Pritzker laureate

Japanese architect Arata Isozaki has been awarded the 2019 Pritzker Architecture Prize for his lifelong dedication to fostering international understanding.

Have a great weekend!