Of Note

Pier Carlo Bontempi named 2014 Driehaus Prize Laureate

Italian architect Pier Carlo Bontempi has been named the recipient of the 2014 Richard H. Driehaus Prize at the University of Notre Dame. A native of Fornovo di Taro, Parma, Italy, Bontempi studied architecture at the University of Florence and has taught at premier universities around the world. His studio works on new traditional architecture and architectural projects including restoration, rebuilding, and town planning. His award-winning international work includes a block recovery plan in Parma’s historic center, as well as the Place de Toscane and the “Quartier du Lac” resort in Val d’Europe near Paris.

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