Richard H Dreihaus Award March 2008
Established in 2003, the Driehaus Prize is funded by Richard H. Driehaus and is awarded annually by the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture.
The prize is awarded to a living architect whose work embodies the principles of traditional and classical architecture and urbanism in contemporary society, and creates a positive, long-lasting cultural, environmental and artistic impact.
The prize is worth $200,000 and as such is the highest monetary value prize in world architecture.
The 2008 prize was jointly awarded to, Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk.
In 2007 Michael Lykoudis, Dean of the University of Notre Dame school of Architecture, approached Tim about the idea of making the prize, which is a model of “The Choragic Monument of Lysicrates”. The actual structure is believed to be the first “Corinthian” one in the world as is located near to the Acropolis in Athens.
The finished model is made in bronze, which Tim made with the help of Dinsdale Petch of The Running Dog Art Foundry.
This was a very interesting project for us to be involved in, not least because it gave us an opportunity to make something in a material other than gypsum plaster.
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Tim, the bronze sculpture and Mr Driehaus
Mr Driehaus, Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk and Andres Duany