Driehaus Prize recipient to deliver lecture Nov. 14

Author: Erik Runyon


Quinlan Terry, a leading figure in the revival of classical architecture, will present the 2005 Richard H. Driehaus Prize lecture at7 p.m.Monday (Nov. 14) in the Annenberg Auditorium of the Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame.

Sponsored by Notre DamesSchoolofArchitecture, the lecture, titledDesigning and Building a Sustainable Future,is free and open to the public. Terry, who is principal of Quinlan and Francis Terry Architects inLondon, will discuss his notable projects, including the redesign of three state rooms in the historic office and home of the British Prime Minister in Colonial Williamsburg, Va., and the Richmond Riverside Development inSurrey,England.

Educated atLondons Architectural Association, Terry also was a Rome Scholar sponsored by theBritishSchoolinRome. In 1984 he won the European Prize from the Philippe Rotthier Foundations and in 2002 was honored with the Arthur Ross Award from theInstituteofClassical Architectureand Classical America. His library atDowningCollege,Cambridge, was namedBuilding of the Yearby the Royal Institute of British Architects, and a private residence he designed inDorset,England, was namedBest Modern Classical Housein 2003 by the Georgian Group.

Terrys other projects include a series of villas in Londons Regents Park; Richmond House, a Cambridge office building; Paternoster Square, an office block in London; and Brentwood Cathedral in Essex, England.

TheSchoolofArchitecturehonored Terrys extraordinary career in March with the Richard H. Driehaus Prize, which includes $100,000 and a bronze and stone replica of the Choregic Monument of Lysikrates inAthens. Richard H. Driehaus, founder and chairman of Driehaus Capital Management inChicago, endowed the annual award to honor a major contributor in the field of traditional and classical architecture.

The presentation is part of theSchoolofArchitectures 2005-06 lecture seriesArchitecture and its Allied Disciplines.More information on the series and the Richard H. Driehaus Prize is available on the Web at http://architecture.nd.edu .

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