May 28, 2009
and the winner is....
From the same folks that brought you the Ordos 100, a planned community in Inner Mongolia, China designed by a list of not-yet-ready-for-primetime architects (Preston Scott Cohen, Lyn Rice, Moshiko Tori, Michel Rojkind, etc) comes a new international architecture prize for architectural achievement...the ORDOS
“Unlike other major prizes that recognize an architect for a significant project or body of work, The Ordos Prize is the first to honor emerging young talent,” says Rem Koolhaas, who heads The Ordos Prize Jury.
The Ordos Prize will be awarded on August 20, 2009, at a unique Mongolian-style ceremony in Ordos. For more information