Martha Thorne, executive director of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, selects the most groundbreaking structures of the last decade.
Martha Thorne is the dean of the architecture school at IE University in Madrid and has served as the executive director of the Pritzker Architecture Prize—dubbed “the Nobel Prize for Architecture”—since 2005. From a vertical forest rising in a busy metropolis, to a power plant city dwellers can ski down, here are her top picks for the game-changers of the last decade.
Neues Museum by David Chipperfield Architects (2009)
Location: Berlin, Germany
The Neues Museum was originally built between 1841 and 1859, but was extensively damaged in bombings during World War II, leaving it ruined. It reopened in 2009 after being restored and rebuilt by David Chipperfield Architects in collaboration with Julian Harrap Architects.
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