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Architect Aleksandra Jaeschke Wins 2019 Wheelwright Prize

09:30 - 10 May, 2019
Architect Aleksandra Jaeschke Wins 2019 Wheelwright Prize, Caterpillar (Augusta, Italy, 2008) pedestrian bridge, an exploration of the moire' effect and structural slenderness. Project by AION (Aleksandra Jaeschke and Andrea Di Stefano). Image Courtesy of Aleksandra Jaeschke
Caterpillar (Augusta, Italy, 2008) pedestrian bridge, an exploration of the moire' effect and structural slenderness. Project by AION (Aleksandra Jaeschke and Andrea Di Stefano). Image Courtesy of Aleksandra Jaeschke

Architect Aleksandra Jaeschke has been named the winner of the Harvard Graduate School of Design’s 2019 Wheelwright Prize. Jaeschke receives a $100,000 traveling fellowship to fund her research proposal UNDER WRAPS: Architecture and Culture of Greenhouses. The fellowship and grant are designed to support investigative approaches to contemporary architecture, with an emphasis on travel-based research.

I Ramarri (Siracusa, Italy, 2012), terraced houses overlooking an agrarian landscape framed by the sea. Project by AION (Aleksandra Jaeschke and Andrea Di Stefano). Image Courtesy of Aleksandra Jaeschke Periscope (Siracusa, Italy, 2012), a house overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Project by AION (Aleksandra Jaeschke and Andrea Di Stefano). Image Courtesy of Aleksandra Jaeschke Lost Highway (Siracusa, Italy, 2009), a live-work space set in an agrarian landscape. Project by AION (Aleksandra Jaeschke and Andrea Di Stefano). Image Courtesy of Aleksandra Jaeschke Dome (Siracusa, Italy, 2011), a brick pavilion built with a man-controlled revolving compass. Design-build studio led by prof. Luigi Alini and AION (Aleksandra Jaeschke and Andrea Di Stefano). Photo: Francesco Lopes. Image Courtesy of Aleksandra Jaeschke + 7