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John Comazzi to Receive AIA Education Honor Award for "Remediation as Urban Catalyst"

John Comazzi, M.Arch.’98, M.S.’99, has been announced a recipient of the American Institute of Architects (AIA)’s Education Honor Awards program. The program recognizes excellence in course development and architectural teaching. Recipients will be presented with awards during the AIA National Convention in San Francisco April 30 – May 2, 2009. This year five courses were selected for the award. Below is a short description of Comazzi’s winning project. For more information, visit AIA.

“Remediation as Urban Catalyst: A Collaborative Reworking of Post-Industrial Landscapes” by John Comazzi (assistant professor of architecture), Lance Neckar (professor and head of landscape architecture), and Vince deBritto (lecturer in landscape architecture) at the University of Minnesota College of Design.