Get ready to add to your reading and watch lists because the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) just announced the 2018 award recipients for the SAH Publication, Film and Video Awards. Winners received their awards at SAH’s 71st Annual International Conference awards ceremony on April 20th in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The list of SAH Award recipients represents some of the best media in architectural, urban, and landscape history, as well as historic preservation scholarship and architectural exhibition catalogs. Nominations for the 2019 awards will be accepted by SAH on June 1st of this year.
One of SAH’s most recent awards, the Elisabeth Blair MacDougall Book Award honors scholarly work with regards to landscape architecture or garden design. The winner was
Winner: John Beardsley, Cultural Landscape Heritage in Sub-Saharan Africa (Dumbarton Oaks, 2016)
Broaden your horizons and step into one of the world’s least studied landscapes with John Beardsley. Explore nomadic pathways, anthropogenic forests, significant tombs, and more through Beardsley’s essays documenting the Sub-Saharan African landscape. [Amazon]