Leaving behind their Pritzker Mentors

Photo from the New York Times. From left, Markus Dochantschi, Kulapat Yantrasast, and .

There’s something to be said about learning from our elders.  At least that’s the case for a select  group of younger architects who have been working behind the scenes with some of the biggest names in the profession: Zaha Hadid, Tadao Ando and .  Markus Dochantschi, Kulapat Yantrasast, and Florian Idenburg, have taken what they have learned in the almost decade working for their Pritzker Prize winning mentors and have branched to form their own practices in the United States.

More about the protégés after the break.