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Rafael Moneo

Rafael Moneo (2011)
Born José Rafael Moneo Vallés
(1937-05-09) 9 May 1937 (age 79)
Tudela, Navarre, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Occupation Architect
Awards Rolf Schock Prizes in Visual Arts (1993)
Pritzker Architecture Prize (1996)
Thomas Jefferson Medal in Architecture (2012)

At the Museum of Roman Art, the logic of the forms is very much modern. But in spite of that, the idea of the construction could be related to a historical time.
Rafael Moneo
I liked painting and drawing, and I liked humanities mainly – poetry, literature – this speculative attitude toward life.
Rafael Moneo
Buildings are always better than drawings and models.
I would say that to put architecture in the chain of history, to be able to interpret and understand why we are where we are, is quite crucial.
Rafael Moneo