Notre Dame Alumni, Faculty and Students Recognized at 2015 Acanthus Awards

Author: Ashley Johnston

On November 14, the Chicago-Midwest Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art announced the 2015 Acanthus Awards during a reception held at the Elks National Memorial and Headquarters. These awards recognize and promote excellence in Classical and Vernacular design, and recognize achievement in Architecture, Interior Design, Preservation & Restoration, Landscape Design, the Allied Arts & Craftsmanship, Unbuilt Work and Student Work.

Notre Dame award winners include:

Acanthus Award for Excellence in Architecture

  • Duncan G. Stroik Architect, LLC for Saint Mary Church Interior Renovation
  • Buccellato Design, LLC for  The Morrison Family Education and Outreach Pavilion at the Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility
  • Estudio Urbano, with Leon Krier
    Estudio Urbano Team: Pedro Godoy, Maria Sanchez, Richard Economakis, Leon Krier for New Town and Streetscape, Guatemala

Acanthus Award for Exccelence for a Student Design Project

  • Student 
    Eduardo Oronia
    University of Notre Dame for Church of the Twelve Apostles, Washington, DC
  • Student 
    Emily Wen
    Univerisity of Notre Dame for Madison Museum of Fine Art & Architecture

The Acanthus Award of Arete

  • Estudio Urbano, with Leon Krier
    Estudio Urbano Team: Pedro Godoy, Maria Sanchez, Richard Economakis, Leon Krier for New Town and Streetscape, Guatemala

Visit the ICAA Chciago-Midwest Chapter on Facebook for a full list of 2015 Acanthus winners.