SAH Newsletter

April Newsletter 2012

by User Not Found | Apr 15, 2012

Announcing SAH Awards and Fellowships
Awarded Thursday, April 19th at the 65th SAH Annual Conference

Thank you to our members, local committee, sponsors, and Detroit for an amazing 2012 SAH Conference!

2012 SAH Fellows:

2012 Book Awards: 

Founders JSAH Article Award for best JSAH article on the history of architecture published by an emerging scholar:

“Gondar: Architecture and Urbanism for Italy’s Fascist Empire,” JSAH 70 (Dec 2011)

David Rifkind, Florida International University


Antoinette Forrester Downing Award for outstanding publication devoted to historical issues in the preservation field:

The Row House Reborn, Architecture and Neighborhoods in New York City, 1908-1929, The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009

Andrew Scott Dolkart, Columbia School of Architecture

Alice Davis Hitchcock Book Award for distinguished scholarship by a North American author in the history of architecture:

Pride in Modesty: Modernist Architecture and the Vernacular Tradition in Italy, University of Toronto Press, 2010

Michelangelo Sabatino, Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture, University of Houston

Philip Johnson Exhibition Catalogue Award for excellence in published exhibition catalogs:

Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill
Yale University Press, Yale Center for British Art, Walpole Library, 2009

Michael Snodin, Victoria and Albert Museum, with the assistance of Cynthia Roman, Curator of Prints, Drawings, & Paintings at The Lewis Walpole Library

Spiro Kostof Book Award for the publication that, focusing on urbanism and architecture, provides the greatest contribution to our understanding of historical development and change:

The Waters of Rome: Aqueducts, Fountains, and the Birth of the Baroque City, Yale University Press, 2010

Katherine Wentworth Rinne, California College of the Arts

Spiro Kostof Book Award Honorable Mention:

Manhattan Projects: The Rise and Fall of Urban Renewal in Cold War New York, Oxford University Press, 2010

Samuel Zipp, Brown University

Elisabeth Blair MacDougall Book Award for distinguished scholarship in the history of landscape architecture or garden design:

Empire Without End: Antiquities Collections in Renaissance Rome, c. 1350-1527,
Yale University Press, 2010

Kathleen Wren Christian, University of Pittsburgh

2012 SAH Conference Fellowships:

Rosann S. Berry Fellowship

Maryl Gensheimer, New York University

Spiro Kostof Fellowship

Agnieszka Szymanska, Temple University

George R. Collins Fellowship

Qing Mei, Tongi University

Samuel H. Kress Foundation Fellowships

Lynda Mulvin, University College Dublin

Elisabeth Wünsche-Werdehausen, Munich, Germany

Keeper's Preservation Education Fund Fellowship

Tina Potočnik, Slovenian Acdemy of Sciences and Arts

Scott Opler Graduate Student Fellowships

Jeffrey Miller, Columbia University

Gretta Tritch Roman, Pennsylvania State University

Scott Opler Emerging Scholar Fellowships

Janet Borland, University of Hong Kong

Federico Freschi, University of Witwatersrand

Giovanna Guidicini, University of Edinburgh

Conor Lucey, University College Dublin

SAH Annual Conference Independent Scholar Fellowships

Barbara Christen, Baltimore, MD

Matthew Walker, Teaching Fellow, University of Edinburgh

SAH Annual Conference Senior Scholar Fellowships

Alex Bremner, University of Edinburgh

Mark Dorrian, Newcastle University

Johan Lagae, Ghent University

Charles Rice, Kingston University

Yiyan Wang, Victoria University of Wellington

SAH Annual Conference Graduate Student Fellowships

Elisa Alessandrini, University of Bologna

Rebecca Gill, University of Reading

Ana María León Crespo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Maria del Pilar Sanchez-Beltran, University College London

Jing Zheng, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

New England Chapter SAH – Robert Rettig Student Annual Conference Fellowship

Emily Morash, Brown University

Latrobe Chapter Student Fellowship to SAH Annual Conference

Lucinda Philumalee, University of Maryland      

2012 SAH Research Fellowships:

2012 HABS/SAH Sally Kress Tompkins Fellowship

Rachel Hopkin, Western Kentucky University

Edilia and François-Auguste de Montêquin Fellowship – Junior Scholar

Erica Morawski, University of Illinois at Chicago

Edilia and François-Auguste de Montêquin Fellowship – Senior Scholar

Anoma Pieris, University of Melbourne

Charles E. Peterson Fellowship of the Buildings of the United States and the Athenaeum of Philadelphia

Bradley Gordon Allen, University of Virginia

SAH April Booklist: Recently published architectural books and related works

The Booklist and Exhibition Catalogs List are selected by Barbara Opar, Architecture Librarian, Syracuse University Library.

Gifts and Donor Support for March and April will appear in the May Newsletter


SAH thanks The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
for its operating support.
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