Kenneth Frampton awarded the First Prize Javier Carvajal

Kenneth Frampton awarded the First Prize Javier Carvajal
Universidad de Navarra. [Pamplona] Navarra. 02/05/2012
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Kenneth Frampton
Renowned architect, historian and architecture critic Kenneth Frampton, professor at Columbia University (USA.), Will receive on Wednesday 2 May the First International Architecture Award Javier Carvajal, in the auditorium of the School of Architecture deNavarra University.

The award board is formed in addition to the School of Navarra, with School of Architecture Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (ETSAM), Consejo Superior de Colegios de Arquitectos de España (CSCAE) and Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad.


The award, a biennial, has a prize of 12,000 euros and a taped replay on aluminum with housing plan by the architect Francisco Javier Carvajal Ferrer, which built for himself in 1966.

The award recognizes the consistency, body and strength of persons or institutions engaged in the dissemination and teaching of architecture. It also praises the work of architect Javier Carvajal, whose legacy is in the Archives of the School of Architecture Universidad de Navarra.


Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2012. Time: 12 h.

Venue: Aula Magna de la Escuela de Arquitectura de la Universidad de Navarra. Plamplona. Navarra. Spain.


Kenneth Frampton (1930) studied architecture at Guildford School of Art and the Architectural Association School of Architecture, London. Subsequently he worked in Israel, with Middlesex County Council and Douglas Stephen and Partners (1961–66), during which time he was also a visiting tutor at the Royal College of Art (1961–64), more