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Cronkite School Wins International Architecture Award

PHOENIX, AZ.- The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication building at Arizona State University has been awarded an International Architecture Award. The International Architecture Awards are conferred on the world’s most significant new buildings and urban or landscape developments by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design in conjunction with The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. The Cronkite building was one of 95 buildings and urban planning projects from 38 nations, and one of three buildings affiliated with U.S. institutions of higher education, to be recognized in the 2010 awards. The building houses the Cronkite School and Eight/KAET, the ASU-operated PBS station. The contest honored a range of building types, including corporate offices, cultural sites, universities, industrial facilities and private homes.