Submissions open for Phyllis Lambert Prize in academic writing

The Phyllis Lambert Prize is a biennial award presented by the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada (SSAC) to a PhD candidate or recent graduate with the best doctoral dissertation on the subject of the built environment (architecture, architectural history, theory, critic or conservation) in Canada.Phyllis Lambert Prize

The Prize consists of a certificate of recognition and a $1,500 scholarship and will be awarded during a special ceremony included in the program of the Society’s annual conference. The recipient will be invited to present a public lecture related to the subject of the dissertation at the conference; travel and accommodations costs will be covered by the Society, up to $1,500.

The prize honours Phyllis Lambert, architect and tutelary figure of architectural history and conservation, and founder of the Canadian Centre for Architecture, an internationally renowned institution with the goal of increasing public awareness and scholarly research of the role played by architecture in contemporary society. The institution collects, archives, documents, supports research, fosters and broadcasts knowledge.

The SSAC is soliciting submissions of doctoral theses completed within the past two years (2016 or 2017) and a letter of support from the supervisor of the dissertation of doctoral candidates and recent graduates studying either within or outside of Canada.

The winner will be selected through a blind, jury review process undertaken by a national panel of experts appointed by the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada’s Vice-President of Awards.

Manuscripts and letters of support must be sent by March 15, 2019 to the following address:

Société pour l’étude de l’architecture au Canada / Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada
Prix Phyllis-Lambert / Phyllis Lambert Prize
Dr. Daniel Millette
SÉAC Vice-Président (Prix) / SSAC Vice-President of Awards

More information about the Phyllis Lambert Prize is available via the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada (SSAC) website, at this link.