Presenting Our 2020 Winner
The Seaside Institute Is honored to Announce the 2020 Seaside Prize Recipient
Michael Lykoudis, FAIA
As Dean of the Francis and Kathleen Rooney School of Architecture, Mr. Lykoudis has served as professor of architecture at Notre Dame since 1991. A national and international leader in linking architectural tradition and classicism to urbanism and environmental issues, he has devoted his career to the building, study and promotion of traditional architecture and urbanism. His activities feature the organization of several major conferences that have been collaborations between Notre Dame and other organizations including the Classical Architecture League and the Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America, A Vision of Europe and the Congress for New Urbanism. The conference and exhibition entitled “The Art of Building Cities,” took place in 1995 at the Art Institute of Chicago and was the first event in this country to specifically link the practice of contemporary classicism with the new traditional urbanism. An exhibition and conference titled “The Other Modern,” took place in Bologna, Italy in 2000, and a conference titled "Three Generations of Classical Architects: The Renewal of Modern Architecture" was held in October 2005 at Notre Dame. Dean Lykoudis is the co-editor of two publications, "Building Cities," and "The Other Modern" exhibition catalogue.
A graduate of Cornell University, Lykoudis earned his Master of Architecture degree from the University of Illinois with a concentration in business. Prior to joining the Notre Dame faculty, he worked as a project designer and architect for firms in Florida, Greece, Connecticut and New York. He has directed his own practice since 1983 in Athens, Greece, Stamford, Connecticut. and now in South Bend, Indiana.
The Seaside Prize™
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