Past Catherine W. Bishir Prize Winners

2019

Maire O’Neill Conrad and Gabrielle Berlinger for these outstanding contributions to vernacular architecture. read more


2018

Becky Nicolaides and James Zarsadiaz,  “Design Assimilation in Suburbia: Asian Americans, Built Landscapes, and Suburban Advantage in Los Angeles’s San Gabriel Valley since 1970,” read more


2017

Sarah L. Lopez, Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Texas, Austin and Margaret M. Grubiak, Associate Professor of Architectural History at Villanova University, Pennsylvania. read more


2016

Catherine Boland Erkkila, 'American Railways and the Cultural Landscapes of Immigration' Buildings & Landscapes 22:1 (Spring 2015): 36-62 read more


2015

Louis Nelson, 'Architectures of West African Enslavement.' Buildings & Landscapes  21:1 (Spring 2014): 88-125 read more


2014

Amber Wiley, 'The Dunbar High School Dilemma: Architecture, Power, and African-American Cultural Heritage.' Buildings & Landscapes 20:1 (Spring 2013): 95-128 read more


2013

Alison K. Hoagland, 'Introducing the Bathroom: Space and Change in Working-Class Houses." Buildings & Landscapes 18:2 (Fall 2011): 15-42. read more


2012

Janet Ore, "Mobile Home Syndrome: Engineered Woods and the Making of a New Domestic Ecology in the Post–WW II Era," Technology and Culture 52:2 (April 2011): 260-286. read more

The Bishir Prize was awarded for the first time in 2012.

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