Connecticut Architecture Foundation announces Jane & Kevin Roche Scholarship Fund to honor late architect’s legacy

In 1982, Irish-American architect Kevin Roche was awarded the Pritzker Prize; now, 40 years later and three years after Roche’s passing in 2019, the celebrated architect’s surviving family is reallocating Roche’s award to launch a scholarship program to support the next generation of architects. The prize money and the sale of a Henry Moore sculpture, from Roche’s private collection, helped the family secure the $150,000 for the Jane & Kevin Roche Scholarship Fund, which is named after the celebrated architect and his wife, who he met while working at Eero Saarinen and Associates.

The scholarship was established through partnership with the Connecticut Architecture Foundation

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