About the Prize | Moriyama – RAIC International Prize | A conversation with Raymond Moriyama

Find out what Raymond Moriyama tells MTV’s Aliya-Jasmine Sovani about why he created the new Moriyama RAIC International Prize.

Esteemed Canadian architect Raymond Moriyama discusses the genesis of the Moriyama RAIC International Prize with Aliya-Jasmine Sovani. (Image Courtesy RAIC)
(Image Courtesy RAIC)

“While talking about how important it was for him to include student scholarships as part of this prize – and the future landscape of Canadian Architecture on the global stage – Ray Moriyama told me his own story, of being in a concentration camp at 4 years old and building a treehouse that let him escape his reality through imagination.

He told his father that when we was older he wanted 2 things, to be an architect and to marry a little girl named Sachi. Sachi was sitting in the front row, they have been happily married for decades.”

– Aliya-Jasmine, Master of Ceremonies,
during the on-stage interview with the esteemed Canadian architect Raymond Moriyama

2014 Moriyama – RAIC International Prize
Saturday, October 11, 2014



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