Report from Europe: Marble Architectural Awards are presented in Carrara
British architect Sir Norman Foster and his Chinese-American colleague, I.M. Pei, were selected among the winners of the 22nd Marble Architectural Awards (MAA 2006), the prestigious international award that is given to designers who use Italian marble and other stones in their work - and to their stone suppliers. The official announcement was made in Carrara, Italy, and the awards were presented at CarraraMarmotec 2006, which took place from May 31 to June 3.
Special mentions also went to the Christ Pavilion in Hanover, Germany; the Hotel Concorde in Berlin, Germany; and the Law Faculty of Girona, Spain, designed by RCR Aranda Pigem Vilata Arquitectes.