Well I must say that I thought Thom Mayne of Morphosis would eventually win this coveted prize, but I didn't think now. Yes, the Pritizer seems to want to congratulate on a body of work-that is usually public situated, why perhaps they've eliminated the likes of Eisenman etc. I think they don't like paper architects.
Again however I thought it was Steven Holl's year - he must of pissed someone off in a previous life. But on paper he's the rightful holder - but the PP is unpredictable. Also I think Mayne might of been the first in the last 20 or so years to win, but who's also never been nominated for a Golden Lion
Congratulations Thom Mayne