Bjarke Ingels, David Adjaye, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Elizabeth Diller, Time 100

Elizabeth Diller is the only architect to make it to Time 100 list this year

Time magazine has issued its list of the 100 most influential people in the world, which recognises exceptional personalities from the worlds of politics, medicine, business, sports and entertainment among others.

While Diller is the only architect to be named on the list, she has accepted the award on behalf of her renowned architectural practice, Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DSR), which is run by Diller, her husband Ricardo Scofidio, Charles Renfro, and Benjamin Gilmartin. She originally made it to the list in 2009.

The firm is known for their high profile public projects such as the High Line in New York and The Broad Museum in Los Angeles.

Architects who have previously received this honour include David Adjaye (2017) and Bjarke Ingels (2016).

Photo: Abelardo Morell

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