Faculty and Alumnus Honored with ICAA Acanthus Awards // News // School of Architecture // University of Notre Dame

The Acanthus Awards … honor exemplary student work in classical or traditional design from current students and recent graduates.  School of Architecture alumnus Christopher C. Miller, M. Arch ‘14, received recognition for his thesis project, Market Bridge for Bath:  Fitting Type to Local Character—Professor Richard Economakis was the thesis advisor.  Miller developed a plan for a mixed use neighborhood development in the area surrounding River Avon in the historic city of Bath in England. Source: Faculty and Alumnus Honored with ICAA Acanthus Awards // News // School of Architecture // University of Notre Dame See A Market for Bath:  Fitting Type to…

Sack of Bath, Somerset UK

  The Beaufort Hotel became the Hilton Hotel in April 1988 and has gained notoriety as a symbol of the Sack of Bath and the unsympathetic clearance and developments of the late 1960s early 1970s. via View of the Beaufort Hotel and vacant podium space from St Michaels Church tower February 1986 by at Bath in Time.

Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott: Speech to the City Futures Conference, Chicago – Communities and Local Government

[Excerpt from speech] It is no accident that Chicago has become the headquarters of the New Urbanist movement – because Chicago in many ways sums up much of what the New Urbanism is about, as reflected in its Charter: Strong governance Social equity Economic prosperity Concentrated development And, of course, sustainability. Sustainability, in my view, requires a strong degree of intervention – as well as a greater range of skills – in order to: Make effective use of natural resources Enhance the environment Promote social cohesion and inclusion And strengthen economic prosperity. New Urbanism is pragmatic and flexible in its…