Predock Wins Canadian Museum for Human Rights Architectural Design Competition
Amidst a thousand cheering supporters in Winnipeg's Centennial Concert Hall, Friends of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights Inc. today announced Antoine Predock as the winner of the International Architectural Design Competition for the Canadian Museum for Human Rights...
Chosen by an international Architectural Review Committee (ARC) comprising architects, distinguished Canadian public servants and representatives of Friends of Canadian Museum for Human Rights Inc., the design was seen by the committee as one that "could fulfill the objectives for an inspirational building that achieves a complexity relating to the diversity of human experience."
Antoine Predock graduated with a Masters degree in architecture from Columbia University in 1962, and in 2001, he was conferred honorary doctoral degrees by the University of Minnesota as well as the University of New Mexico. He has taught in numerous prestigious universities in Italy, Argentina as well as Harvard University, Southern California Institute of Architecture and UCLA in the United States. Antoine Predock has won many awards for his work, including the Rome Prize of the American Academy in Rome, National Honor Awards from the American Institute of Architecture (AIA), international design awards as well as the Gran Premio Internacional de Arquitectura de Buenos Aires. Antoine Predock Architect was recently announced the competition winner for the new National Palace Museum in Taiwan.