Alice Davis Hitchcock Medallion
The ADH award is given annually to the author of a literary work which, in the opinion of the SAHGB award committee, provides an outstanding contribution to the study or knowledge of architectural history. The work must be by a British author (or authors), or deal with an aspect of the architectural history of the British Isles or the Commonwealth, and have been published within the past two years. The winner of each year’s award is announced at the annual lecture in October at the Courtauld Institute. Our thanks to those members who nominate books and provide citations
Nominate now for ADH 2017
Write 100 words or so saying why you think your choice should win and send it here
All nominations must be received by 1st April 2017
The winner of ADH 2016 was Dr Elain Harwood for Space, Hope and Brutalism: English Architecture 1945-75 (Yale University Press, 2015). The prize was presented to Dr Harwood by Professor Maurice Howard, President of the Society, at the Courtauld Institute on 17th October.
The Shortlist for the 2016 award was:
The winner was announced in October 2016.
Click on the author's names below for detailed information on the awarded publication.
2015: Michael Hall for George Frederick Bodley and the later Gothic Revival in Britain and America
2014: Anthony Geraghty for The Sheldonian Theatre: Architecture and Learning in Seventeenth-Century Oxford
2013: Alex Bremner for Imperial Gothic: Religious Architecture and High Anglican Culture in the British Empire, 1840-1870
2012: Richard Fawcett for The Architecture of the Scottish Medieval Church
2011: John Goodall for The English Castle: 1066-1650
2010: Mark Girouard for Elizabethan Architecture: Its Rise and Fall, 1540-1640
2009: Peter Draper for The Formation of English Gothic: Architecture and Identity
2008: Eitan Karol for Charles Holden Architect, 1887-1960
2007: David Robinson for The Cistercians in Wales
2006: Peter Guillery for The Small House in Eighteenth-Century London
2005: Georgia Clarke for Roman House - Renaissance Palaces
2004: Kathryn Morrison for English Shops and Shopping