Alejandro Aravena is an architect from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. He is currently professor of the Elemental-Copec Chair at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. He is also a member of the jury for the Pritzker Architecture Prize and has been named International Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). His professional work has included educational, institutional, corporate and public buildings, museums houses and social housing. Since 2006 he has been Executive Director of Elemental S.A., a for-profit social interest company that focuses on infrastructure, transport, public spaces and housing projects in association with the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and COPEC (Compañía de Petróleos de Chile).
Pritzker Prize 2016