Past Recipients

Founders' Award Recipients



2017  Dustin Valen, “On the Horticultural Origins of Victorian Glasshouse Culture,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 75, no. 4 (December 2016): 403–423. 
2016  Lukasz Stanek, “Architects from Socialist Countries in Ghana (1957–67): Modern Architecture and Mondialisation,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 74, no. 4 (December 2015): 416–442.
2015 George F. Flaherty, “Responsive Eyes: Urban Logistics and Kinetic Environments for the 1968 Mexico City Olympics,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 73, no. 3 (September 2014): 372–397.
2014 Susan N. Johnson-Roehr, “Centering the Chārbāgh: The Mughal Garden as Design Module for the Jaipur City Plan,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 72, no. 1 (March 2013)
2013 Kathryn E. O’Rourke, “Guardians of Their Own Health: Tuberculosis, Rationalism, and Reform in Modern Mexico” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 71, no. 1 (March 2012)
2012 David Rifkind, “Gondar: Architecture and Urbanism for Italy’s Fascist Empire,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 70, no. 4 (December 2011)
2011 G. Alex Bremner, "The Architecture of the Universities' Mission to Central Africa: Developing a Vernacular Tradition in the Anglican Mission Field, 1861-1909," Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 69, no. 4 (December 2009)
2010 Julia Scalzo, "All a Matter of Taste: The Problem of Victorian and Edwardian Shop Fronts," Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 68, no. 1 (March 2009)
2009 Andrea Renner, "A Nation That Bathes Together: New York City's Progressive Era Public Baths," Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 67, no. 4 (December 2008)
2008 Robert Maxwell, "Romanesque Construction and the Urban Context: Parthenay-le-Vieux in Aquitaine,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 66, no. 1 (March 2007)
2007 Heather Hyde Minor, “Amore regolato: Papal Nephews and Their Palaces in Eighteenth-Century Rome,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 65, no. 1 (March 2006)
2006 Alice Y. Tseng, "Styling Japan: The Case of Josiah Conder and the Museum at Ueno, Tokyo,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 63, no. 4 (December 2004)
2005 D. Medina Lasansky, "Urban Editing, Historic Preservation and Political Rhetoric: The Fascist Redesign of San Gimignano,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 63, no. 3 (September 2004)
2004 Yvonne Elet, "Seats of Power: The Outdoor Benches of Early Modern Florence,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 61, no.4 (December 2002)
2003 No award given this year
2002 W. Barksdale Maynard, "Best, Lowliest Style!: The Early 19th Century Rediscovery of American Colonial Architecture,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 59, no. 3 (September 2000)
2001 Swati Chattopadhyay, "Blurring Boundaries: The Limits of 'White Town' in Colonial Calcutta,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 59, no. 2 (June 2000)
2000 Jill Caskey, "Steam and Sanitas in the Domestic Realm: Baths and Bathing in Southern Italy in the Middle Ages,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 58, no. 2 (June 1999)
1999 No award given; Eligibility period changed to 2 years
1998 Leslie Topp, "An Architecture for Modern Nerves: Josef Hoffman's Pukersdorf Sanatorium,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 56, no. 4 (December 1997)
1997 Carla Yanni, "Divine Display or Secular Science: Defining Nature at the Natural History Museum in London,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 55, no. 3 (September 1996)
1996 Dietrich Neumann, "The Century's Triumph in Lighting: The Luxfer Prism Companies and their Contribution to early Modern Architecture,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 54, no. 1 (March 1995)
1995 Alina A. Payne, "Rudolf Wittkower and Architectural Principles in the Age of Modernism,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 53, no. 3 (September 1994)
1994 Todd Willmert, "Heating Methods and their Impact on Soane's Work: Lincoln's Inn Fields and Dulwich Picture Gallery,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 52, no. 1 (March 1993)
1993 Robert Echols, "A Classical Barrel Vault for San Giovanni in Laterno in a Borromini Drawing,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 51, no. 2 (June 1992)
1992 Abigail Van Slyck, "'The Utmost Effectiv (sic) Accommodation': Andrew Carnegie and the Reform of the American Library,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 50, no. 4 (December 1991)
1991 Janet Charlotte Smith, "Form and Function in the Side Chambers of Fifth- and Sixth-Century Churches in Ravenna,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 49, no. 2 (June 1990)
1990 David Gillerman, "S. Fortunato in Todi: Why the Hall Church?,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 48, no. 2 (June 1989)
1989 Daniel Bluestone, "Detroit's City Beautiful and the Problem of Commerce,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 47, no. 3 (September 1988)
1988 Carl R. Lounsbury, “An Elegant and Commodious Building: William Buckland and the Design of the Prince William County Courthouse,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 46, no. 3 (September 1988)
1987 Gulru Necipoglu-Kafadar, “Plans and Models in 15th - and 16th-Century Ottoman Architectural Practice” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 45, no. 3 (September 1986)
1986 Claudio Lazzaro, “Rustic Country House to Refined Farmhouse: The Evolution and Migration of an Architectural Form,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 44, no. 4 (December 1985)
1985 Christine Smith, “East or West in Eleventh-Century Pisan Culture: The Dome of the Cathedral and its Western Counterparts,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 43, no. 3 (October 1984)
1984 David Brownlee, “To agree would be to commit an act of artistic suicide...: The Revision of the Design for the Law Courts,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians42, no. 2 (May 1983)
1983 Richard J. Tuttle, “Against Fortifications: the Defense of Renaissance Bologna,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 41, no. 3 (October 1982)
1982 William J. R. Curtis, “Ideas of Structure and the Structure of Ideas: LeCorbusier's Pavillion Suisse 1930-31,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 40, no. 4 (December 1981)
1981 Karen Weitze, “Charles Beasley, Architect (1827-1913): Issues and Images” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 39, no. 3 (October 1980)
1980 Leland Roth, “Three Industrial Towns by McKim, Mead and White,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 38, no. 4 (December 1979)
1979 Robert Bruegmann, “Central Heating and Forced Ventilation: Origins and Effects on Architectural Design,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 37, no. 3 (October 1978)
1978 Richard J. Betts, “On the Chronology of Francesco di Giorgio's Treatises: New Evidence from an Unpublished Manuscript,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 36, no. 1 (March 1977)
1977 Patricia Waddy, “The Design and Designers of Palazzo Barberini,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 35, no. 3 (October 1976)
1976 Edson Armi, “Orders and Continuous Order in Romanesque Architecture,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 34, no. 3 (October 1975)
1975 Labelle Prussin, “An Introduction to Indigenous African Architecture,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 33, no. 3 (October 1974)
1974 Françoise Boudon, “Urbanisme et Spéculation à Paris au XVIIIe siècle: Le Terrain de l'Hôtel de Soissons,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 32, no. 4 (December 1973)
1974 Damie Stillman, “British Architects and Italian Architectural Competitions, 1758-1780,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 32, no. 1 (March 1973)
1973 Arnold Lewis, “Hinkeldyn, Vogel and American Architecture,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 31, no. 4 (December 1972)
1972 Frances D. Fergusson, “St. Charles' Church, Vienna: the Iconography of Its Architecture,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 29, no. 4 (December 1970)
1972 David S. Andrew and Laurel B. Blank, “The Four Mormon Temples in Utah,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 30, no. 1 (March 1971)
1970 Suzanne Lewis, “Function and Symbolic Form in the Basilica Apostolorum at Milan,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 28, no. 2 (May 1969)
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