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04.30.19 – Mark Laird wins the 2019 Elizabeth Blair MacDougall Book Award

On Thursday, April 25th, the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) announced Mark Laird, Associate Professor at Daniels Faculty, as one of the two winners of the 2019 Elizabeth Blair MacDougall Book Award for his book A Natural History of English Gardening.

Elizabeth Kryder-Reid was the other recipient of the Award, for her book California Mission Landscapes: Race, Memory, and the Politics of Heritage publication.

This annual award was established by the SAH Board in 2005 to recognize the most distinguished work of scholarship in the history of landscape architecture or garden design.

SAH, a non-profit organization, was founded at Harvard University in 1940 and it focuses on the history of the built environment and its role in shaping contemporary life.

Visit the SAH website to learn more about the organization and its awards.