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Cesar Pelli receives BIA Award in Bilbao for Abandoibarra Masterplan and Torre Iberdrola

Cesar Pelli receives BIA Award in Bilbao for Abandoibarra Masterplan and Torre Iberdrola

Cesar Pelli receives BIA Award in Bilbao for Abandoibarra Masterplan and Torre Iberdrola

New Haven, Conn. (July 18, 2016) - Cesar Pelli, FAIA received the prestigious Bilbao Bizkaia Architecture (BIA) prize last week, awarded by the Architects Association in Bizkaia and the Office of the Mayor of Bilbao in recognition of his “especial contribution to the urban regeneration of Bilbao”.

According to the Colegio and the Office of the Major, this award pays tribute to Cesar’s contribution to the process of “transformation of the city’s waterfront that Bilbao has experienced during the last decades…[It] is a space that gave back to its citizens and is as a model for other urban environments”.

The BIA Awards was presented to Cesar Pelli during a gala dinner at Torre Iberdrola, also attended by Bilbao’s Mayor, Mr. Juan Mari Aburto. 

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