Archinect - News 2017-08-23T21:28:52-04:00 Robert Adam awarded 15th Richard H. Driehaus Prize Nicholas Korody 2017-01-19T15:20:00-05:00 >2017-01-23T20:25:48-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Robert Adam, founder of ADAM Architecture, has been named the recipient of the 15th Richard H. Driehaus Prize, an award given each year to an architect "whose work has had positive cultural, environmental and artistic impact in keeping with the highest ideals of classical architecture in contemporary society." Alongside a bronze miniature of the Choregic Monument of Lysikrates, the award comes with a $200,000 prize.</p><p>&ldquo;Robert Adam has made seminal and sustained contributions to his discipline by establishing a dialogue between the traditional and modern modes of architecture,&rdquo; states Richard H. Driehaus, founder, chairman and chief investment officer of Chicago-based Driehaus Capital Management LLC. &ldquo;He has had tremendous success by experimenting with contemporary materials and methods within the context of local and regional traditions.&rdquo;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Adam was educated at Westminster University and was a Rome Scholar in the early '70s. In 1977, he founded ADAM Architecture. In addition to his design...</p> New Notre Dame School of Architecture building breaks ground Alexander Walter 2016-11-16T18:48:00-05:00 >2016-11-22T22:50:34-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="339" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Ind., has broken ground on a new home for the university's architecture school. [...] The new building will enable the university&rsquo;s School of Architecture to add two graduate programs: historic preservation and real estate development. Walsh Family Hall will be the second element of a planned arts quadrangle. [...] The hall is designed by John Simpson Architects of London; Stantec is the architect of record.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Learn more about the new building&mdash;&nbsp;a prime example of New Classicism&mdash;&nbsp;on the School of Architecture's <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">website</a>.</p><p>Related stories in the Archinect news:</p><ul><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London Architect John Simpson to Design New Architecture Building at Notre Dame</a></li><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Scott Merrill wins the 2016 Driehaus Prize</a></li></ul> Scott Merrill wins the 2016 Driehaus Prize Nicholas Korody 2016-01-20T14:29:00-05:00 >2016-02-09T23:58:12-05:00 <img src="" width="530" height="568" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Scott Merrill, an architect known for his originality and creative application of architectural precedents, has been named the recipient of the 2016 Richard H. Driehaus Prize at the University of Notre Dame. Merrill, the 14th Driehaus Prize laureate, will be awarded the $200,000 prize and a bronze miniature of the Choregic Monument of Lysikrates during a ceremony on March 19 (Saturday) in Chicago.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Scott Merril, the founder and principal designer of <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Merrill, Pastor &amp; Colgan</a> in Vero Beach Florida, has been awarded the 2016 Richard H. Driehaus Prize at the University of Notre Dame.<br><br>Now in it's 14th year, the Driehaus Prize is something like an alternative Pritzker awarded to "a living architect whose work embodies the highest ideals of traditional and classical architecture in contemporary society, and creates a positive cultural, environmental, and artistic impact."</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Initiated by the fund manager and philanthropist Richard Driehaus, the Prize comes with a $200,000 check &ndash; about double the amount awarded with the Pritzker.</p><p>"The jury&rsquo;s selection of Scott Merrill as the 2016 Driehaus Prize laureate brings into focus his remarkable ability to apply the principles of traditional architecture to a wide variety of building types while integrating unique regional identities,&rdquo; Driehaus stated in the award announcement.&nbsp;&ldquo;His work beautifully demonstrates the inherent versatility of tradition...</p> Get Lectured: University of Notre Dame, Spring '15 Justine Testado 2015-01-22T13:30:00-05:00 >2015-01-22T13:34:11-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="1237" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter-Spring 2015</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a> is back in session! <em>Get Lectured</em> is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>The next featured poster comes from the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em></em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Unless otherwise noted, lectures are held on Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m. in 104 Bond Hall. Attendees are eligible to receive AIA/CE credits.</p><p><em>Jan 28</em><br><strong>Michael Imber </strong>/ Principal - Michael Imber Architects, San Antonio, TX<br>"Building with Landscape, Culture and Craft"</p><p><em>Feb 18</em><br><strong>Maxim Atayants</strong> / Principal, Maxim Atayants Architects - St. Petersburg, Russia<br>"From Single Building to Urban Fabric: the Way to Build Classically in Russia"</p><p><em>March 4</em><br><strong>Michael Lewis</strong> / Faison-Pierson-Stoddard...</p> David M. Schwarz named as 2015 Driehaus Prize recipient Justine Testado 2015-01-14T20:39:00-05:00 >2015-01-22T23:47:19-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Architect David M. Schwarz, CEO and president of <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">David M. Schwarz Architects</a>, has won the 2015 Richard H. Driehaus Prize at the University of Notre Dame. Established in 2003, the $200,000 prize honors a living architect's lifetime contributions considered to embody positive cultural, environmental, and artistic impact, and also upholds high standards of classical architecture in contemporary society.</p><p>Upon Schwarz's selection, the jury highlighted the humanistic and community-driven focus of his designs that have remained since his firm was established in 1976:</p><p>"Schwarz approaches design with a belief in humanism that emphasizes pedestrian-friendly and socially active architecture with the goal of enabling civility and productivity in urban environments. He believes in building spaces for people, paying careful attention to issues of scale and material. His historically informed designs create lively public environments that meet the needs of diverse audiences.</p><p>Emphasizing that good des...</p> London Architect John Simpson to Design New Architecture Building at Notre Dame Alexander Walter 2014-05-01T13:32:00-04:00 >2014-05-06T22:15:25-04:00 <img src="" width="200" height="120" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>London architect John Simpson, one of the world&rsquo;s leading practitioners of New Classicism and New Urbanism, has been selected to design the new School of Architecture building at the University of Notre Dame. [...] Notre Dame&rsquo;s new building for the School of Architecture has been underwritten by a $27 million gift from Matthew Walsh and his wife Joyce. The 80,000 square-foot building will be located on the south end of the Notre Dame campus, east of the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Thomas H. Beeby Named 2013 Driehaus Prize Laureate Alexander Walter 2012-12-18T14:36:00-05:00 >2012-12-18T16:59:25-05:00 <img src="" width="530" height="392" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>American architect Thomas H. Beeby has been named the recipient of the 2013 Richard H. Driehaus Prize at the University of Notre Dame. Beeby has designed an array of cultural, academic, religious, residential, and commercial buildings.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>