Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize

The American Academy of Arts and Letters annually awards the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize to architects of any nationality who have contributed to architecture as an art. The award consists of a $5,000 prize. The prize is named in honor of the notable New York architect and city planner, Arnold William Brunner, who died in 1925.

Year Architect
1955 Gordon Bunshaft, Minoru Yamasaki*
1956 John Yeon
1957 John Carl Warnecke
1958 Paul Rudolph
1959 Edward Larrabee Barnes
1960 Louis I. Kahn
1961 I.M. Pei
1962 Ulrich Franzen
1963 Edward C. Bassett
1964 Harry Weese
1965 Kevin Roche
1966 Romaldo Giurgola
1967 No award granted
1968 John M. Johansen
1969 N. Michael McKinnell
1970 Charles Gwathmey and Richard Henderson
1971 John H. Andrews (Australia)
1972 Richard Meier
1973 Robert Venturi
1974 Hugh Hardy with Norman Pfeiffer and Malcolm Holzman
1975 Lewis Davis and Samuel Brody
1976 James Stirling (UK)
1977 Henry N. Cobb
1978 Cesar Pelli
1979 Charles Moore
1980 Michael Graves
1981 Gunnar Birkerts
1982 Helmut Jahn
1983 Frank Gehry
1984 Peter Eisenman
1985 William Pedersen and Arthur May
1986 John Hejduk
1987 James Ingo Freed
1988 Arata Isozaki (Japan)
1989 Richard Rogers (UK)
1990 Steven Holl
1991 Tadao Ando (Japan)
1992 Sir Norman Foster (UK)
1993 Rafael Moneo (Spain)
1994 Renzo Piano (Italy)
1995 Daniel Urban Kiley
1996 Tod Williams and Billie Tsien
1997 Henri Ciriani (France)
1998 Alvaro Siza (Portugal)
1999 Fumihiko Maki (Japan)
2000 Toyo Ito (Japan)
2001 Henry Smith-Miller and Laurie Hawkinson
2002 Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa (Japan)
2003 Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio
2004 Hans Hollein (Austria)
2005 Shigeru Ban (Japan)
2006 Jean Nouvel (France)
2007 Eric Owen Moss
2008 Peter Zumthor (Switzerland)
2009 Juhani Pallasmaa (Finland)
2010 Michael Van Valkenburgh
2011 Mack Scogin, Merrill Elam
2012 Kathryn Gustafson
2013 Alberto Campo Baeza (Spain)
2014 Massimo Scolari (Italy)

Source: American Academy of Arts and Letters* Honorable Mention