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Meet the First Chinese Pritzker Winner

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Oscars schmoscars, the 2012 Pritzker Architecture Prize winner has been announced! Wang Shu is the first Chinese architect to win the award; he's "known for building with traditional Chinese forms and materials, often recycling bricks and tiles to form a patchwork mosaic in his buildings, which demonstrate a distinct modern sensibility." The Architect's Newspaper blog has a sampling of his work [A/N Blog, image via]