HDP Announces Competitions for 2014
AIA GRAPHIC COURTESY AIA. NORTH-EVANS CHATEAU PLAN COURTESY LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, PRINTS & PHOTOGRAPHS DIVISION, HABS, REPRODUCTION NUMBER “HABS TX-3549.”
The 2012 Charles E. Peterson Prize First Place Winner was awarded to The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture for the students’ work on the North-Evans Chateau in Austin.
Heritage Documentation Programs (HDP) is a division of the U.S. National Park Service responsible for administering the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), Historic American Engineering Record (HAER), and Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS). Four competitions are being sponsored by HDP in 2014: The Charles E. Peterson Prize is awarded to the best sets of measured drawings prepared by students of architecture and donated to HABS; accepted entries will be transmitted to the HABS collection at the Library of Congress. The Kenneth L. Anderson Prize is given to the highest awarded Peterson Prize entry from a university located in the state of Texas. The Leicester B. Holland Prize, open to both students and professionals, recognizes the best single-sheet measured drawing of a historic building, site, or structure prepared to HABS, HAER, or HALS standards. The HALS Challenge, open to everyone, invites people to complete short format histories to document landscapes created during the Great Depression. All competitions include cash prizes, and deadlines vary. For more information, including instructions on how to enter, visit the “Competitions” section of the HDP website, www.nps.gov/ history/hdp.
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