ACSF Awards Program

THE ARCHITECTURE, CULTURE, AND SPIRITUALITY FORUM AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN PRACTICE, EDUCATION, AND/OR SCHOLARSHIP

2020 Award Winners Announced

David Leatherbarrow Receives Outstanding Achievement Award.

Brigitte Shim and Howard Sutcliffe Receive Outstanding Achievement Award

Past Award Recipients

The purpose of the ACSF Award for Outstanding Achievement is to recognize, celebrate, and raise public awareness of exceptional work in architecture, landscape architecture, art, design, urbanism, planning, and related fields such as theology, anthropology, archeology, philosophy, and social sciences. Awardees are selected for their seminal professional, educational, or scholarly contributions in these areas as they align with the mission of the ACSF. Awardees may be at any point in their careers and from any country.

Nominations for the annual Award for Outstanding Achievement can be made by ACSF members and non-members alike before the deadline of March 15 each year. Nominations made after the deadline will be considered for the following year’s award program. Posthumous and self-nominations are not permitted. Those making the nomination must provide:

  • A CV of the nominee.
  • a brief (not more than 750-word) Statement of Nomination, outlining the relevant contributions of the nominee. The Statement of Nomination may include illustrations, but they are not required.
  • The name and contact information of three references (nominator and two more individuals).

Nominees for the award will be reviewed by the ACSF Awards Committee, a standing committee of five ACSF members (members rotate off the committee at three-year intervals). At least one but no more than two members of the ACSF Board of Directors will serve on the Awards Committee. Decisions are final and will be made by simple majority vote. The Awards Committee may recommend no recognition if it so chooses. The Awardee will be announced publicly at a date to be determined, and the Award will be bestowed to the Awardee at the annual ACSF Symposium.

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