Awards

  • 2013

    Named a Senator for Life by the Italian president, Giorgio Napolitano.



    2011
    Nonino Prize 2011 “A Master of our time” (36th Edition), Percoto di Udine, Italy



    2010
    Raffaello Prize - ECCELLENZE DEL MADE IN ITALY (1st Edition), Palazzo Produttori, Fermo, Italy



    2008
    Gold Medal, (AIA) American Institute of Architect, Washington, U.S.A.
    Sonning Prize, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark



    2006
    Prix de la Fondation Cythière, Paris, France



    2005
    “Mc Kim Prize”, American Academy in Rome, Villa Aurelia, Rome, Italy



    2003
    “Una vita nella musica– Artur Rubinstein Prize”, Venice, Italy



    2002
    Médaille D’Or UIA (International Union of Architects), Berlin, Germany
    Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Degree, Pratt Institute, New York, U.S.A.



    2001
    Wexner Prize, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A.



    2000
    Officier, Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur, Paris, France
    Leone d’Oro for the career, Venice, Italy (name: Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement, Venice, Italy)
    Premio Leonardo, Palazzo del Quirinale, Rome, Italy



    1999
    Architect of the National Academy of San Luca, Rome, Italy



    1998
    The Pritzker Architecture Prize, The White House, Washington, U.S.A.



    1997
    Telecom Prize for the communication, Naples, Italy



    1996
    Premio Capo Circeo, Rome, Italy



    1995
    Art Prize of the Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany
    Praemium Imperiale, Tokyo, Japan
    Erasmus Prize, Amsterdam, The Netherlands



    1994
    American Academy of Arts and Letters Honorary Fellowship, U.S.A.
    BDA Honorary Fellowship, Stuttgart, Germany
    Goodwill Ambassador of Unesco for Architecture
    Chevalier, Ordre National du Mérite, Paris, France
    Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize, U.S.A.
    Premio Michelangelo, Rome, Italy
    “Actuactiones temporales de Urbanismo y Arquitectura”, City of Madrid, Spain



    1993
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Fellow, London, U.K.



    1992
    Honorary Doctorship, Delft University, The Netherlands



    1991
    Neutra Prize, Pomona, California, U.S.A.



    1990
    Honorary Doctorship, Stuttgart University, Stuttgart, Germany
    Kyoto Prize, Inamori Foundation, Kyoto, Japan



    1989
    R.I.B.A. Royal Gold Medal for Architecture, London, U.K.
    Cavaliere di Gran Croce Award by the Italian Government, Rome, Italy



    1985
    Legion d'Honneur, Paris, France
    R.I.B.A. Honorary Fellowship, London, U.K.



    1984
    Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres Award, Paris, France



    1981
    Compasso d'Oro Award, Milan, Italy
    AIA Honorary Fellowship, U.S.A.



    1978
    Union Internationale des Architects Honorary Fellowship, Mexico City, Mexico



  • 2016
    Intesa Sanpaolo Office Building: Building of the Year Awards
    Intesa Sanpaolo Office Building: The 2016 CTBUH Tall Building Awards finalist, Europe Category
    The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum : The Harleston Parker Medal
    The Whitney Museum of Art: Architecture Merit Award by the American Institute of Archicture New York



    2015
    Intesa Sanpaolo Office Building: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum
    The Structural Awards 2015: Commercial or Retail Structures for The Intesa SanPaolo Tower, Turin, Italy



    2014
    The Shard: 2014 Stirling Prize shortlist
    The Emporis Skyscraper Award for The Shard.
    "RIBA Award For Architectural Excellence" for The Shard



    2013
    The Shard, CTBUH 2013 Best Tall Building Award for the Europe Region.
    The Shard, Best Project in the Retail/Mixed Use Developments category in the ENR inaugural “Global Best Projects” Competition.
    The Shard, Project of the Year in the ENR inaugural Global Best Projects Competition.
    Rehabilitation of the Ronchamp site, Special mention from the jury “Le Moniteur”, Paris, France.
    The 2013 AIA Twenty-five Year Award for the Menil Collection, Houston, USA.


    2009
    Double LEED Platinum certification for the California Academy of Sciences



    2008
    The New York Times Buidling: Best Tall Buildings 2008 - CTBUH International Award Winning Projects



    2007
    Wall Paper Design Award for the Best new public building for the Morgan Library – London, U.K.
    Gold Award for Engineering Excellence to the Morgan Library, ACEC (American Council of Engineering Companies of New York), New York, U.S.A.
    Society of American Registered Architects/New York Council’s (SARA/NY) Project of the year award for the Morgan Library, Battery Garden, New York.


    2006
    Medaglia D’Oro all’Architettura Italiana for the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Triennale of Milan, Italy
    Lucy G. Moses Preservation Project Award for 2006 to the Morgan Library restoration and expansion, The New York Landmarks Conservancy, New York, U.S.A.


    2005
    “Prix Acier 2005” for the Zentrum Paul Klee



    2003
    Medaglia D’Oro all’Architettura Italiana, “Triennale” of Milan, Italy



    2002
    “Michelangelo Antonioni for the Arts”, Rome Auditorium, Italy



    2000
    Spirit of Nature Wood Architecture Award, Helsinki, Finland



    1997
    European Award for Steel Structure for the Lingotto heliport, Turin, Italy



    1991
    Equerre d’argent for Rue de Meaux Housing, Paris, France