FROM:The Broad Contemporary Art Museum. Interview with Architect Elizabeth Diller
Elizabeth Diller, also known as Liz Diller, is an American architect and partner in Diller Scofidio + Renfro, which she co-founded in 1981. She is also an architecture professor at Princeton University.
Elizabeth Diller，也被稱為Liz Diller，是Diller Scofidio + Renfro的美國建築師和合夥人，她於1981年共同創立。她還是普林斯頓大學的建築學教授。
Elizabeth Diller was born in 1954 in Łódź, Poland, to Jewish parents. The family emigrated to the United States when she was five or six years old.
Diller met Ricardo Scofidio, then her tutor, while she was studying art at Cooper Union. They later married, and since the early 2000s have been known for their work with museums and other cultural institutions.
Diller is considered among the most influential designers of cultural spaces and in 1999 received the first MacArthur Foundation fellowship in architecture. In 2018 she was named to the Time Magazine most-influential list for the second time, and was the only architect on that list.
The studio that Diller co-founded was awarded the Wall Street Journal Magazine’s 2017 Architecture Innovator of the Year Award. It also received the Smithsonian Institution National Design Award.