Francis Kéré awarded The 2022 Pritzker Architecture Prize

A list of articles published by news outlets around the world, in reaction to Francis Kéré’s amazing achievement of the Pritzker Architecture Prize.

The New York Times

The New York Times “Pritzker Prize Goes to Architect From West Africa,” by Robin Pogrebin

NPR News

NPR: “For the first time in its history, architecture’s top award goes to a Black architect,” by Neda Ulaby


CNN :“Pritzker Prize 2022: Francis Kéré becomes first African to win ‘Nobel of architecture,’” by Oscar Holland

Agence France-Press

AFP, “'Happiest man’: Diebedo Francis Kere becomes first African to win Pritzker prize”

Associated Press

Associated Press: “Pritzker Prize awarded to Burkina Faso-German architect,” by Jocelyn Noveck

Financial Times

Financial Times: “Francis Kéré becomes first African architect to win Pritzker Prize,” by Edwin Heathcote

The Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times: “Diébédo Francis Kéré becomes first African architect to win the Pritzker Prize,” by Carolina Miranda

Architectural Record

Architectural Record: “Diébédo Francis Kéré Named 2022 Pritzker Laureate,” by Izzy Kornblatt

Architectural Digest

Architectural Digest: “The 2022 Pritzker Prize Is Awarded to Diébédo Francis Kéré,” by Nick Mafi


Wallpaper: “Diébédo Francis Kéré wins 2022 Pritzker Prize,” by Ellie Stathaki