Mexican architect Frida Escobedo wins the Charlotte Perriand Prize
Mexican architect Frida Escobedo has been announced as the winner of an award Charlotte Perriand Prize by Creative Design Awards. from Serpentine Pavilion Until the Design of the new modern and contemporary art pavilion at the MET in New YorkEscobedo has proven his dedication to creating and implementing good design. Frida Escobedo is the second female architect to receive the Charlotte Perriand Prize, after architect Jane Jung.
In memory of the celebrated French architect and designer, the award honors architects whose works, like Perriand’s, reflect the belief that good design improves the quality of life of its users and society. Charlotte Perriand is an artist and designer of the modern movement. She co-founded the Union of Modern Artists in 1937 and is considered a pioneer of the industry. Perriand is known for applying “humanism” to Le Corbusier’s work and producing three of Le Corbusier’s most famous chairs: the B301, B306, and LC2 Grand Comfort. She studied oriental design, weaving and carpentry, which later influenced her designs.
Being recognized by this extraordinary jury is an honor that resonates deeply with me. It serves as a testament to Charlotte Perriand’s enduring legacy, one that I am honored and thrilled to perpetuate.
– Frida Escobedo
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