7 December 2011
De architect van muziekcentrum Vredenburg en de hoofdarchitect van het nieuwe Muziekpaleis Herman Hertzberger zal in februari in Londen de prestigieuze Royal Gold Medal 2012 van de RIBA ontvangen (Royal Institute of British Architects). Gefeliciteerd!
Uit het persbericht van RIBA:
"The internationally acclaimed Dutch architect Herman Hertzberger has been named today (Tuesday 6 December 2011) as the recipient of one of the world’s most prestigious architecture prizes, the Royal Gold Medal.
Established in 1848 and given in recognition of a body of work, the Royal Gold Medal is approved personally by Her Majesty the Queen and is given to a person or group of people whose influence on architecture has had a truly international effect.
Previous winners have included Sir Charles Barry, Sir Edwin Lutyens, Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Berthold Lubetkin, Norman Foster, Richard Rogers, Oscar Niemeyer, Frank Gehry, Jean Nouvel, Rem Koolhaas, Toyo Ito, Herzog & de Meuron, Alvaro Siza, I. M. Pei and Sir David Chipperfield (2011). "