The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts has awarded individual grants to several School of Architecture students, alumni, faculty and fellows for their innovative work in architecture.
Recipients are as follows:
Spyros Papapetros (with Gerd Zillner)
Jesse Reiser (with Nanako Umemoto)
Esther Choi (with Marrikka Trotter)
According to its press release, "The Graham Foundation will award over $490,000 to support 63 outstanding projects by individuals that engage original ideas in architecture. Among the funded projects are exhibitions, publications, multimedia archives, documentary films, podcasts, symposia, participatory workshops, and live performances."
Established in 1956 by prominent Chicago architect, Ernest R. Graham, the Graham Foundation provides project-based grants to individuals and organizations that further creativity, scholarhip, experimentation and dialogue in architecture.