Italian Architect Wins Driehaus Prize

Margaret Fosmoe | Dec. 2, 2013 | South Bend Tribune

Place de Toscane

Italian architect Pier Carlo Bontempi will be the recipient of the University of Notre Dame’s 2014 Driehaus Prize for architecture, the university announced Monday.

His projects include a block recovery plan in the historic center of Parma, Italy, as well as the Place de Toscane and Quartier du Lac resort in Val d’Europe near Paris.

Presented through the Notre Dame School of Architecture, the Richard H. Driehaus Prize honors lifetime contributions to traditional, classical and sustainable architecture. Bontempi will receive a cash prize of $200,000 and a bronze miniature of the Choregic Monument of Lysikrates during a March ceremony in Chicago.

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