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Kristin Feireiss and Ratan N. Tata to join Pritzker Prize Jury

Two new jurors have been selected to join the prestigious Pritzer Prize Jury. Tom Pritzker, President of the Hyatt Foundation which sponsors the prize, said: “We are delighted to welcome to the jury two individuals of great insight - Kristin Feireiss and Ratan N. Tata. From difference countries and backgrounds, they share a commitment to the art of architecture and its social responsibility. Each will be a tremendous asset to the Pritzker Architecture Prize.”

Kristin Feireiss is a highly experienced curator, writer and editor. She co-founded the independent forum for Aedas in Berlin, held the position of Director of the Netherlands Architecture Institute from 1996 to 2001 and was commissioner of the Dutch Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale in 1996 and 2000. Feireiss was named a Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion in 2013 and has served in the European Cultural Parliament since 2007.

Ratan N. Tata is the Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons, holding company of the Tata Group. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Alcoa and on the international advisory boards of Mitsubishi Corporation, JPMorgan Chase, Rolls-Royce, Temasek Holdings, and the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Tata also serves on the Board of Trustees of the University of Southern California and Cornell University. He established a $25m endowment at Cornell to provide financial aid to undergraduate students from India, with preference given to students studying architecture, art and planning.

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