The Essay Prize formerly known as the Stanley Smith Prize is awarded annually for the best student essay on subjects related to construction history. Construction History is understood in its broadest sense to include studies of the economic history of building construction, histories of the building trades, studies of vernacular architecture from the point of view of its construction, studies of the construction of single buildings, etc, etc. The topic can be on any country or any period and submissions are welcome from students from all countries at any stage of their education, including those who have recently graduated.
The winner receives a book token and if appropriate the opportunity to have the essay published in Construction History.
Essays should be submitted by the student’s tutor or department and universities and colleges should apply to the Secretary for details: email@example.com.
Applications are encouraged from the authors of suitable works. Please read our application guidelines.
Seventh Annual Conference will move online. Queens’ College is cancelling conferences to be held in the college over the break. The proceedings are complete, so we will be moving to an online format this year. All speakers are being asked to record their talks in the next 14 days. We will have the capacity to have live question and answer sessions. Next year’s conference will be held on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th April 2021 (Two full days) with departure after breakfast on the Monday 19th April 2021All News
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Cambridge, CB1 1PX