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Puerto Rican team wins Haitian cathedral contest
In this file photo taken on Jan. 7, 2012, a youth walks inside the earthquake damaged Notre Dame De l'Assomption Cathedral in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Almost three years after the Roman Catholic and Episcopal cathedrals in Haiti's capital toppled in an earthquake, visions for their resurrection are starting to take shape as officials from both churches begin to review proposals to rebuild them. AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery, File.

By: Jennifer Kay, Associated Press

MIAMI (AP).- A Puerto Rican architect has won a competition seeking ideas for rebuilding a Haitian cathedral toppled by an earthquake.

More than 130 designs for a new Notre Dame de l'Assomption Cathedral were considered by a jury led by the dean of the University of Miami School of Architecture. A team led by Segundo Cardona of SCF Architectos in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, was named the winner Thursday.

The cathedral collapsed in the Jan. 12, 2010, quake that destroyed much of Haiti's capital.

Cardona's design links the ruins of the cathedral's facade and rose window with a new rotunda built around a central altar. Jury member Patrick Delatour — an architect and former Haitian government minister — said Cardona's design respectfully incorporated the cathedral's past and the city's ongoing recovery.


Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.





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