Pritzker Prize gallery: Grafton Architects’ greatest hits

Universita Luigi Bocconi, Milan

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara have won multiple accolades for their work

Shelley McNamara and Yvonne Farrell have consistently and unhesitatingly pursued the highest quality of architecture for the specific location in which it was to be built, the functions it would house and especially for the people who would inhabit and use their buildings and spaces.

So said the jury which awarded them the 2020 Pritzker Prize.

The citation went on: “Many of their buildings are located in their home country of Ireland but, through competitions, they have won major commissions for other places around the world, such as Italy, France and Peru.

Here we present some of the highlights of their 40 years in practice.

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