Radoslav Zuk Awarded Ukraine's 2011 State Prize for Architecture


By presidential decree of November 29, 2011 the State Prize of Ukraine for Architecture for 2011 has been awarded to Radoslav Zuk, Emeritus Professor at the McGill University School of Architecture. As leader of the design team, Radoslav Zuk was awarded the prize for the design of the Church of the Nativity of the Most Holy Theotokos in the city of Lviv. Other members of the team who received the prize were: the director of the firm responsible for contract documentation and administration - Zenon Pidlisny (posthumously), the iconographer – Svjatoslav Vladyka, and the parish priest – Very Rev. Orest Fredyna.

The only other project which has been recognized with the State Prize of Ukraine for Architecture in 2011 is the reconstructed sports complex (soccer stadium) ‘Metalist’ in the city of Kharkiv.

The State Prize of Ukraine for Architecture is an annual award for “…the creation of significant domestic-civic and commercial architectural complexes, buildings and structures; works in the domain of urban design, landscape architecture, regulation of cities and settlements, restoration of historic monuments of architecture and urban design; works of research in the theory and the history of architecture that are of special importance for further development the country’s architecture and urban design and which received broad civic recognition.” Members of the jury for the prize constitute a committee of experts, which submits its recommendations for approval by a decree of the President of Ukraine.