The foundation awarded the main prize, the Vilcek Prize in Architecture, to the architect and urban researcher Teddy Cruz.

The architect’s design firm, Studio Teddy Cruz + Fonna Forman, has in recent years created community spaces constructed on the U.S.-Mexico border. The spaces house a range of arts and educational programming and are often run in collaboration with local governments, universities, and nonprofit groups.

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By John Chiaverin for ARTNEWS on February 5, 2018

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Teddy Cruz at the See-Conference 2015.
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