Richard Guy Wilson Essay

This $5000 cash prize recognizes the UVA student who produces the best scholarly or creative work engaging a historic building, place, or landscape.  Accepted submissions include, but are not limited to, writing, design, poetry, painting, legal/business briefs, scholarly/research essays, film, and photography. The prize winner will be selected by a small committee of University faculty selected by the Chair of the Department of Architectural History.

Wilson asked that the award provide student support—fitting given his tireless focus on excellence in teaching and in helping students not only in architectural history, but also throughout the A-School and University. The Richard Guy Wilson Prize is a wonderful tribute to RGW, and the Architectural History department, the longest standing of its kind in American higher education. It also underscores how many departments and schools across UVA Grounds are enriching their disciplines with spatial, material, and geographic approaches. We welcome submissions from students in all eleven schools of the University.

Richard Guy Wilson
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Edith Wharton at Home: Life at the Mount
byRichard Guy Wilson, John Arthur(Photographs), Pauline C. Metcalf(Introduction)
4.30 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2012
The Machine Age in America: 1918-1941
byRichard Guy Wilson, Dianne H. Pilgrim
4.06 avg rating — 18 ratings — 2 editions
The Architecture of McKim, Mead White in Photographs, Plans and Elevations
byMcKim, Mead & White, William Rutherford Mead, Stanford White, Richard Guy Wilson(Introduction)
4.12 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1990
The Sarasota School of Architecture, 1941--1966
byJohn Howey, Michael Sorkin(Foreword by), Richard Guy Wilson(Introduction)
3.92 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1995 — 2 editions
The Colonial Revival House
byRichard Guy Wilson, Noah Sheldon(Photographer)
3.64 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2004
Harbor Hill: Portrait of a House
byRichard Guy Wilson
4.25 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2008 — 6 editions
Thomas Jefferson's Academical Village: The Creation of an Architectural Masterpiece
byRichard Guy Wilson
4.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1993 — 2 editions
David Adler, Architect: The Elements of Style
byMartha Thorne(Editor), Richard Guy Wilson(Contributor), Pauline Metcalf(Contributor), Ghenete Zelleke(Contributor)
4.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2002
Designing Tomorrow: America's World's Fairs of the 1930s
byRobert W. Rydell(Editor), Robert Bennett(Contributor), Neil Harris(Contributor), Lisa D. Schrenk(Contributor)
3.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2010
Newport Shingle Style
byCheryl Hackett, Kindra Clineff(Photographer), Richard Guy Wilson(Foreword), Cheryl Hackett-Galvin
3.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2010
The Art Deco Murals of Hildreth Meiere
byCatherine Coleman Brawer, Kathleen Murphy Skolnik, Richard Guy Wilson(Foreword)
4.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2014
Mc Kim, Mead & White, Architects
byRichard Guy Wilson
really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2004
Buildings Of Virginia: Tidewater And Piedmont
byRichard Guy Wilson(Editor)
3.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2002
Victorian Resorts And Hotels: Essays From A Victorian Society Autumn Symposium
byRichard Guy Wilson
2.33 avg rating — 3 ratings
Re-Creating the American Past: Essays on the Colonial Revival
byRichard Guy Wilson
3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2006
Richmond's Monument Avenue
bySarah Shields Driggs, Richard Guy Wilson, Robert P. Winthrop, John O. Peters(Photographer)
it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2001
Public Nature: Scenery, History, and Park Design
byEthan Carr(Editor), Shaun Eyring(Editor), Richard Guy Wilson(Editor)
really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2013

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