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Essential Arts & Culture: Border wall bids, Pritzker's starchitect retreat, Hamburg's magical new concert hall

Essential Arts & Culture: Border wall bids, Pritzker's starchitect retreat, Hamburg's magical new concert hall

Architecture’s most prestigious prize. The Southern California firms that are interested in building President Trump’s border wall. And a look at a popular new concert hall in Hamburg, Germany. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, with your weekly dose of artsy goodness:

And the Pritzker goes to…

Architecture’s biggest prize was awarded this week and it didn’t go to a starchitect who builds glossy wave forms. Instead, the Pritzker Prize went to a trio of Catalan architects — Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramon Vilalta, who founded the firm...

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