New Delhi, Feb. 28 -- Yesterday I was a judge of the Pritzker Prize and we made the choice. it was extremely interesting, the number of Indian architects and Southern American architects ." Richard Rogers, the British-Italian architect and 2007 Pritzker Laureate, dropped a bomb in an interview leading up to the Pritzker Architecture Prize last year. It led to speculation about the pool of Indian architects he was referring to, which by all considerations, was a wading pool.

Scheduled to be announced on 5 March this year, the annual Pritzker Prize is architecture's highest honour, awarded to a living architect. Established by the Pritzker family of Chicago synonymous with the global chain of Hyatt Hotels, it is modelled on the lines of the ...