Publication Awards History


All Award Winners


Book Award: Ellen Weiss. Robert R. Taylor and Tuskegee: An African American Architect Designs for Booker T. Washington (New South Press, 2011)

Article Award: Philippe Oszuscik, “Eighteenth-Century Concerns for “Healthy Buildings” on the North Gulf Coast. ARRIS 2011

Emerging Professional Scholarship:

Jaime Destefano form the National Register at Tennessee Historic Commission


Book Award: Michelangelo Sabatino. Pride in Modesty: Modernist Architecture and the Vernacular Tradition in Italy (University of Toronto Press, 2010).

Article Award: Travis McDonald. “The East and West Wings of the White House: History in Architecture and Building,” White House History, 29 (Summer 2011): 44-87.


Book Award: Louis Nelson, The Beauty of Holiness: Anglicanism & Architecture in Colonial South Carolina (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008).

Article Award: Kim Sexton, “Justice Seen: Loggias and Ethnicity in Early Medieval Italy,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 68:3 (September 2009), 308-337.

Essay Award: Not awarded


Book Award: George B. Johnston, Drafting Culture: A Social History of Architectural Graphic Standards (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2008)

Article Award: Louis P. Nelson, “Sensing the Sacred: Anglican Material Religion in Early South Carolina, Winterthur Portfolio 41(Winter 2007), 203-237.

Article Honorable Mention: Kenneth Hafertepe, “Restoration, Reconstruction or Romance? The Case of the Spanish Governor’s Palace in Hispanic-Era San Antonio Texas,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 67:3 (September 2008), 412-433.

Essay Award: Richard Cleary, “Frank Lloyd Wright and the Romance of the Master Builder,” in Richard Cleary et al. eds. Frank Lloyd Wright from Within Outward (New York: Rizzoli, 2009), 46-57.


Book Award: Kathryn E. Holliday, Leopold Eidlitz: Architecture and Idealism in the Gilded Age (New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 2008)

Honorable Mention Book Award: Anthony Alofsin, When Buildings Speak: Architecture as Language in the Hapsburg Empire and Its Aftermath, 1867-1933 (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2006)

Article Award: Richard Cleary, “Texas Gothic, French Accent: The Architecture of the Roman Catholic Church in Antebellum Texas,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 66:1 (March 2007), 60-83

Essay Award: No award given



Book Award: Michael W. Fazio (Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi) and Patrick A. Snadon (University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio), The Domestic Architecture of Benjamin Henry Latrobe (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006).

Essay Award: Pamela H. Simpson, (Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA) “Cereal Architecture: Late-Nineteenth-Century Grain Palaces and Crop Art,” in Kenneth A. Breisch and Alison K. Hoagland, eds., Building Environments: Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture X (Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 2005), 269-282.

Article Award: Daniel J. Vivian, (South Carolina State Historic Preservation Office, Columbia, South Carolina) “A Practical Architect: Frank P. Milburn and the Transformation of Architectural Practice in the New South, 1890-1925,” Winterthur Portofolio, Vol. 40, No.1, (Spring 2005), 17-45.


Book Award: Robert M. Craig, Bernard Maybeck at Principia College: The Art and Craft of Building (Gibbs Smith Publishers, 2004).

Essay Award: Robert W. Blythe, “Unraveling the Threads of Community Life: Work, Play, and Place in the Alabama Mill Villages of the West Point Manufacturing Company,” in Alison K. Hoagland and Kenneth A. Breisch, eds., Constructing Image, Identity, and Place: Perspectives of Vernacular Architecture IX (University of Tennessee Press, 2003).

Article Award: Kenneth Hafertepe, “The Romantic Rhetoric of the Spanish Governor’s Palace, San Antonio, Texas,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly (October 2003)

2004 (appeared in ARRIS 2005)

Book Award: Christopher Domin and Joseph King, Paul Rudolph: The Florida Houses (New York; Princeton Architectural Press, 2002)

Essay Award: Pamela H. Simpson, “The Great Lee Chapel Controversy and the ‘Little Group of Willful Women’ Who Saved the Shrine of the South,” in Cindy Mills and Pamela H. Simpson, eds., Monuments to the Lost Cause: Women, Art and the Landscapes of Memory (Knoxville, Univeristy of Tennessee Press, 2003)

Article Awards: Paul Kruty, “At Work in the Oak Park Studio,” ARRIS, vol. 14, 2003. Thomas Earle Larose, “The Building of Richmond’s Loew’s Theater and the Richmond Garage, 1925-1928,” ARRIS, vol. 13, 2002.