On Saturday October 19, town planners and architects to Schooner Bay Village in south Abaco, Bahamas, (DPZ & Co) were honored in Palm Beach, FL with an Addison Mizner Medal for their excellence in Urbanism through their works in classical and traditional architecture. This award bestowed by the Florida chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art, is one of the most prestigious awards in architecture that can be earned.
In naming DPZ & Co as the recipient the ICAA noted “for their dedication to principles of Urbanism, enlightened expertise, the vision applied to Schooner Bay Village over the past 7 years and in the achievement of excellence in Classical and Traditional Design in Architecture, we are honored to present this medal to DPZ & Co in recognition of their fine work at Schooner Bay, located on Great Abaco Island in The Bahamas.
Schooner Bay Village is the creation of and has been developed by community builder and long time Bahamian resident Orjan Lindroth, President of Lindroth Development Company Ltd., (recipient of the 2012 Mizner Patron award)
Presented by the Florida Chapter of the ICAA, the Addison Mizner Medal recognizes excellence in the creation of 21st-century classical and traditional architecture and related fields. The awards are open to projects completed in the past ten years by Florida Chapter members regardless of location and all ICAA members who have completed projects in Florida and the Caribbean in the same period of time. For more information of Florida chapter of ICAA, please visit http://www.flclassicist.org/