The IHBC notes the new closing date of 31 July for the joint venture with the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain (SAHGB) celebrating architectural-historical research produced as private consultants or for public bodies etc., with winners to receive a medal and a free place at an IHBC Annual School.
… encourage IHBC members to consider submitting their research work..
IHBC’s Vice Chair and co-judge of the new award Lone Le Vay said: ‘I would very much encourage IHBC members to consider submitting their research work for consideration for this award.’
The SAHGB and IHBC write:
This new award – a joint venture between the SAHGB and IHBC – recognises and celebrates the quality of architectural-historical research produced by colleagues in heritage and conservation practice, as private consultants or on behalf of Non-Governmental Organisations, public bodies or comparable clients. Research undertaken for statements of significance, conservation management plans, and listing and other forms of statutory protection makes a significant, but all too often under-recognised contribution to the discipline and indeed to the quality of the historic environment. Moreover, methodological reflection on this work, and on heritage and preservationism more widely, adds much to practice of architectural history. Our Heritage Research Award will provide an opportunity to understand better the diversity of this work, celebrate the very best of the research that goes into it, and provide an opportunity to make it better known to other professionals and the public.
The Award celebrates research and critical reflection…
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