29 Oct Museum of Contemporary Art MAXXI in Rome won Stirling Prize
A prestigious award comes for the MAXXI, the National Museum of XXI Century Arts in Rome, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects. The museum has won the Stirling Prize, the award from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). The jury was chaired by Ruth Reed and composed by Lisa Jardine (historical), Ivan Harbour (Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners), Mark Lawson (BBC) and Edward Jones (studio Dixon / Jones).
“I am happy and excited – said Zaha Hadid ( picture) – I thank everyone who worked on this project, particularly the Ministry of Culture and Pio Baldi, who represented the Italian spirit of this enterprise ‘.