The Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize, founded by the College of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago as a bicentennial award, illustrates the excellence demonstrated in built works of architecture of the 21st century in the Americas.

Split into two distinct prizes, MCHAP.emerge is awarded to an outstanding built work in the Americas by an emerging practice (10 years or younger) completed within the preceding two years.

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The Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize 2021 Book Launch


Barclay & Crousse:
Landscapes of Intimacy


Arquine & IITAC Press



The Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize would like to invite you to the special launch of Barclay & Crousse's forthcoming book, Landscapes of Intimacy. This launch, hosted by Arquine Publishers (Mexico City) and IITAC Press (Chicago), will be held at the Bauer Hotel in Venice on Sunday, 29 August.


Landscapes of Intimacy is the result from Barclay & Crousse's receipt of the MCHAP award in 2018 for their ingenious education building Edificio E, Universidad de Piura in Piura, Peru.


If you will be in Venice during this time, we would love to have you at the event!

Please RSVP to by 20 August.

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