Japanese architect Toyo Ito, whose buildings have been praised for their fluid beauty and balance between the physical and virtual world, has won the 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the prize's jury announced on Sunday, March 17, 2013. Mr. Ito is the sixth Japanese architect to receive the honor. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Toyo Ito and Associates, Architects, Yoshiaki Tsutsui)

Photo by: Yoshiaki Tsutsui

Japanese architect Toyo Ito, whose buildings have been praised for their fluid beauty and balance between the physical and virtual world, has won the 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the prize's jury announced on Sunday, March 17, 2013. Mr. Ito is the sixth Japanese architect to receive the honor. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Toyo Ito and Associates, Architects, Yoshiaki Tsutsui)