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Society of Architectural Historians Announces 2014 Publication Award Winners

by User Not Found | Apr 11, 2014

The Society announces the recipients of the 2014 Publication Awards at its 67th Annual Conference in Austin, Texas.

The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) announced the winners of the 2014 Publication Awards at the SAH 67th Annual Conference in Austin, Texas. Each year, the Society presents six awards recognizing the most distinguished publications in architectural history, urban history, landscape history, and preservation; excellence in a published architectural exhibition catalog; and the best JSAH article written by an emerging scholar. For more information on the SAH Publication Awards, visit sah.org/publicationawards.

Alice Davis Hitchcock Book Award

Recognizing the most distinguished work of scholarship in the history of architecture published by a North American scholar

John Harwood, The Interface: IBM and the Transformation of Corporate Design, 1945-1976. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2011.

Antoinette Forrester Downing Book Award

Recognizing an outstanding publication devoted to historical issues in the preservation field

Jeffrey M. Chusid, Saving Wright: The Freeman House and the Preservation of Meaning, Materials, and Modernity. New York: W.W. Norton & Company Press, 2011.

Elisabeth Blair MacDougall Book Award

Recognizing distinguished scholarship in the history of landscape architecture or garden design

Louise A. Mozingo, Pastoral Capitalism: A History of Suburban Corporate Landscapes. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2011.

Philip Johnson Exhibition Catalogue Award

Recognizing excellence in a published exhibition catalog

Corinne Bélier, Barry Bergdoll, and Marc Le Coeur, eds., Henri Labrouste: Structure Brought to Light. The Museum of Modern Art, Cité de l’architecture et du patrimoine, Bibliothèque nationale de France, 2012.

Spiro Kostof Book Award

Recognizing the work on urbanism and architecture that provides the greatest contribution to our understanding of historical development and change

Christopher Klemek, The Transatlantic Collapse of Urban Renewal: Postwar Urbanism from New York to Berlin. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011.

Founders’ JSAH Article Award

Recognizing the best article on the history of architecture published by an emerging scholar in the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians

Susan N. Johnson-Roehr, “Centering the Chārbāgh: The Mughal Garden as Design Module for the Jaipur City Plan,” JSAH, Volume 72, Number 1, March 2013

About SAH
Founded in 1940, the Society of Architectural Historians is a nonprofit membership organization that promotes the study, interpretation and conservation of architecture, design, landscapes and urbanism worldwide. SAH produces the quarterly print and online Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (JSAH) and the Buildings of the United States book series. The Society organizes an annual conference and offers study tours in the U.S. and internationally. SAH’s digital resources include SAH Archipedia, a media-rich online encyclopedia of American architecture, and SAHARA, a shared online image archive for teaching and research. SAH awards more than 40 grants and fellowships annually. Learn more at sah.org.

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