since infographics blew up onto the graphic design scene ten years ago, they have become pivotal in communications. by presenting information visually, they express complex messages in easy-to-comprehend ways. for the infographics BY course supported by inventor labs, architect and urbanist lena pak has designed a set of graphics that explains the prestigious pritzker prize, its winners, where projects have been built and even curious facts like zodiac signs.
awarded annually ‘to honor a living architect or architects whose built work demonstrates a combination of those qualities of talent, vision and commitment, which has produced consistent and significant contributions to humanity and the built environment through the art of architecture,’ the pritzker prize was founded in 1979 by jay a. pritzker and his wife cindy. throughout its forty years, it has celebrated architecture masters like philip johnson, luis barragán, oscar niemeyer, aldo rossi, tadao ando, rem koolhaas and zaha hadid amongst other top names.
‘it was challenging to tell a story visualizing all the collected data in an elegant way, balancing between the less is more and the less is bore,’ lena pak told archdaily. ‘in general, my project is a classic story about people and their journey to the prize.’
you can visit the interactive infographics site following this link.
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