Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more


  • Comment

The international glitterati were in London last week to see Toyo Ito receive the RIBA Gold Medal. The celebrations kicked off with an intimate lunch at Portland Place hosted by RIBA President Jack Pringle, whose impeccable hospitality was only slightly undermined when he inadvertently referred to Ito as Mr Ando in his welcome speech.

Pringle got a dose of his own medicine at the evening awards dinner, when Ito offered his sincerest thanks to Mr Jack.

  • Comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions.

Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.