University Acquires Léon Krier Library

Tara O'Leary | Feb. 18, 2014 | Notre Dame News

Cayala, a town planned by Léon KrierKrier was instrumental in planning the town of Cayalá, Guatemala.

The University of Notre Dame announces the acquisition of the Léon Krier Library and Archives. This monumental acquisition will become part of the University’s permanent research collection and serve as the cornerstone for a research center devoted to the study of classical and traditional architecture and urbanism.

Krier is recognized today as one of the world’s most distinguished architects and urbanists. A leading neo-traditional architect and planner, Krier is best known for the development of Poundbury, the New Urban development outside of Dorchester, U.K. His extensive publications influence the heart of teaching and research as well as new developments focused on the reinvention of traditional architecture and urbanism.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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