Event: 9th annual SAH Awards Gala. Chicago, 2 November 2018
The Society of Architectural Historians is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 SAH Awards for Architectural Excellence. Established in 2010, these awards recognize individuals for outstanding achievements in architectural practice and academic study. The 2018 winners include:
Award for Design, Leadership and Service: Cynthia Weese, FAIA, Founding Partner, Weese Langley Weese; Dean Emerita, School of Architecture, Washington University
Award for Design, Academics and Scholarship: Robert A.M. Stern, FAIA, Founder and Senior Partner, Robert A.M. Stern Architects; Dean Emeritus, Yale School of Architecture
Award for Preservation Advocacy and Stewardship of the Built Environment: Harry Hunderman, FAIA and Deborah Slaton, Senior Principal and Principal, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.
The 2018 Awards for Architectural Excellence recipients will be recognized at the 9th annual SAH Awards Gala on Friday, 2 November 2018, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, at The Arts Club of Chicago. The Awards Gala is the Society’s largest fundraising event of the year. Proceeds support the SAH educational programs and publications, including the award-winning Buildings of the United States book series and SAH Archipedia, an online encyclopedia of US architecture with peer-reviewed essays, photos, and maps for structures in all 50 states. The gala also benefits the restoration of the Society’s landmark headquarters in Chicago, the Charnley-Persky House, designed by Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright (1891–1892).
This year’s SAH Awards Gala is co-chaired by Carol Ross Barney, FAIA, founder and president of Ross Barney Architects, and Philip Hamp, FAIA, president of Vinci Hamp Architects. WTTW producer Dan Andries will emcee the event, which will begin with the presentation of awards at 6:15 pm followed by a cocktail reception and silent auction at 7:00 pm. Tickets and event information are available at sah.org/gala.