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The Traditional Architecture Group
A Linked Society of the Royal Institute of British Architects

 Subscriber Newsletter No 44

Wednesday, 3rd November

In this issue

  • TAG member, Robert Adam, wins 2017 Richard H. Driehaus Prize


TAG member, Robert Adam, wins 2017 Richard H. Driehaus Prize

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"Robert Adam - A Place at the Table"

TAG member Robert Adam director of ADAM Architecture has been named the recipient of the 2017 Richard H. Driehaus Prize at the University of Notre Dame, the highest value architecture award in the world. Adam, the 15th Driehaus Prize laureate, was awarded the $200,000 prize and a bronze miniature of the Choregic Monument of Lysikrates during a ceremony on Saturday 25th March 2017 in Chicago.  Previous winners of the Driehaus prize include Leon Krier and Quinlan Terry.

The Richard H. Driehaus Prize at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana USA, was established in 2003 to honour lifetime contributions to traditional, classical and sustainable architecture and urbanism in the modern world. The prize is awarded annually to a living architect whose work has had positive cultural, environmental and artistic impact in keeping with the highest ideals of classical architecture in contemporary society.

"Robert Adam has made seminal contributions to establishing a dialogue between tradition and modernity," said Richard H. Driehaus. "He has had tremendous success by experimenting with contemporary materials and methods within the context of local and regional traditions." 

 

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