Architecture Brainstorm

Patrick Flanagan | Oct. 1, 2013 | Acadiana Business

Prof Jennifer Griffin presentation in Lafayette, LA

A series of brain-storming sessions staged throughout last week by a visiting group of architecture grad students from the University of Notre Dame considered various development scenarios for three sites stretching from the historic Holy Rosary Institute on Lafayette’s north side to the downtown area to the new Our Lady of Lourdes campus on the city’s south side.

The group of Louisiana first-timers arrived Monday and included seven grad students led by Jennifer Griffin and John Griffin, husband/wife and both professors with Notre Dame’s School of Architecture.

The trip south, says Jennifer Griffin, who spoke with ABiz during the group’s final presentation Downtown Friday at The Switch, resulted from a meeting with Lafayette Downtown Development Authority CEO Nathan Norris at a conference of the Congress for the New Urbanism in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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