Léon Krier is architect and urban planner of modern traditional architecture. He studied at Universität Stuttgart, Germany. He was professor of Architecture and Town Planning at the Architectural Association and Royal College of Arts, London; professor of Architecture at Princeton University, and Jefferson Professor at University of Virginia. He was advisor of HRH The Prince of Wales in the design of Poundbury, England. He received the Athena Medal of the Congress for the New Urbanism, the Driehaus Prize for Classical and Traditional Architecture, and the European Culture Prize, among others.