2015 Addison Mizner Awards Call for Entries
The Florida Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art is pleased to announce the annual Addison Mizner Medal Award for Excellence in Classical and Traditional Architecture and Arts. The awards program is intended to celebrate individuals and design firms who excel in the advancement and promotion of the ideals of classicism and traditional design in architecture, urbanism and the allied arts. The awards are named for Addison Mizner, the architect whose civic and domestic works defined the standards of excellence in composition and craftsmanship for classical and traditional design in the early years of urban development in Florida. Addison Mizner.s introduction of the Spanish Colonial and Mediterranean style left an indelible mark on the architecture and urban cultural history of Florida and, to this day, delights those who visit his buildings and urban places.
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