News from the Notre Dame School of Architecture
News from the Notre Dame School of Architecture

Scott Merrill Named 2016
Richard H. Driehaus Prize Winner

“Scott Merrill has demonstrated how the principles of classicism can be used as a foundation for designing buildings that respond to and express regional character while employing the richness of precedents found throughout the ages, including our own.” - Dean Michael Lykoudis
Read more about the honor. 

Professor Douglas Duany to Receive the Seaside Prize in 2016

Seaside has stood at the forefront in planning not only for its built environment but also for the spaces between and around the buildings and streets.  The design of these open spaces and the principles they were based upon can largely be credited to one person: Douglas Duany.

Read more about his proposal. 

The Meaning of Rome: The Renaissance and Baroque City

Professor David Mayernik to teach the School's first Massive Open Online Course. Learn how the art, architecture, and urban form of Renaissance and Baroque Rome projected the city's image of itself to its citizens and the world. The course begins on March 15, and enrollment is free.
Learn more about the School's first MOOC. 

Notre Dame Alum Encourages Youth Interest in Architecture

As part of a program created by the ICAA, Michael Romero '02 is introducing a class of eighth graders at Marymount School of New York to the world of classical architecture and urbanism through a unique, hands-on program called New Heights: Discovering Classical Architecture.
Learn more about the New Heights program. 

Career Discovery Summer Program
June 12 - 24 

Registration is now open for the 2016 Career Discovery summer program. Geared toward high school students who are considering enrolling in an architecture program, participants not only learn architectural history but also the skills and responsibilities required in contemporary architecture practice.
Learn more about Career Discovery. 


Order new School of Architecture apparel items including hoodies, pullovers, polo shirts and jackets.              
View all available apparel items.


Whether you're a recent graduate ready to begin your career as an architect, or an alumni looking for a new challenge, start your search on our website.

Prof Gil Gorski's Book Honored with Prestigious PROSE Award

Professor Gil Gorski has received a significant national honor - his recent book The Roman Forum: A Reconstruction and Architectural Guide, co-authored with James E. Packer, has received two coveted PROSE Awards        
Read more about Prof. Gorski's PROSE Awards.

Léon Krier Lectures on Urban Planning and Theory at the Rome Global Gateway

Léon Krier, inaugural Driehaus Prize laureate, is best known for his work The Architecture of Communities, which opens discussion on the philosophy of architecture and the difference between vernacular and classical. The spring 2016 graduate studio, led by Prof. Ettore Mazzola and Krier, focuses on the EUR area of Rome, which is of great interest in urban planning in Rome.  

The Art of Architecture: Hand Drawing and Design

September 29 - October 1, 2016, a conference exploring the role of hand drawing in architectural history, education, and practice.  Submit a paper for consideration - suggested topics include hand drawing as it relates to education, practice, and architectural history. 
Learn more about the Art of Drawing Conference

Career and Internship Fair  
March 16 - 18

Registration is now open for the 2016 Notre Dame School of Architecture Career Fair. Firms from across the country are invited to meet with 4th and 5th year students as well grad students.
Deadline for registration is March 9.

Register for the 2016 Career and Internship Fair.

March 14 at 4:30 pm
Ann Forsyth - Holistic Aging: the Role of Place

March 16 - 18
Career Fair - 

March 19 at 11:00 am
Scott Merrill to receive the 2016 Richard H. Driehaus Prize at the John B. Murphy Auditorium in Chicago.
Award Ceremony


Built in Major and Minor Keys
Architecture Here and There, Prof. David Mayernik, Prof. Marianne Cusato

Tiny Homes are Gaining Big Popularity  WSBT , Prof. Marianne Cusato

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