Dorte Mandrup receives The Kunstpreis Berlin - Jubiläumsstiftung 1848/1948, Architecture Section Award

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In honour of her creative work and artistic achievement, this year Dorte Mandrup is the recipient of the Kunstpreis Berlin (Berlin Art Prize), Architecture Section Award.

Under the umbrella of The Kunstpreis Berlin - Jubiläumsstiftung 1848/1948 (Berlin Art Prize – Jubilee Endowment 1848/1948), six Kunstpreise Berlin are awarded for high performers in the fields of the Visual Arts, Architecture, Music, Literature, Performing Arts, and Film & Media Art.

Awarded annually since 1971 by The Akademie der Künste, The Kunstpreis Berlin - Jubiläumsstiftung 1848/1948 was originally established by the Berlin Senate in 1948, in memory of the March Revolution of 1848.

The winner of the Großer Kunstpreis Berlin (Berlin Grand Art Prize) is French architect and urban planner, Renée Gailhoustet, who was honoured for her life work and forward-thinking alternative to mass housing construction in 1970s Paris, notably with Ivry-sur-Seine.

The awards ceremony will be on 18th March with the Governing Mayor of Berlin, Michael Müller, and Akademie President, Jeanine Meerapfel.

Click here to read more about the awards and other recipients.