AIA Best Practices in Site Preservation Award
Established in 2011, this annual honor is awarded to groups or projects recognized by their peers for doing exemplary work in the field of site preservation and conservation. Each year the Institute selects a project that exemplifies the mission of AIA’s Site Preservation Program and presents it with an award of $5,000 for furthering their activities and programs.
Nominations for this award must be submitted to AIA's Site Preservation Program. Nomination deadline May 1.
For further information, contact the Site Preservation Program Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2013 Best Practices in Site Preservation Award: George Bey, Cristina Vidal Lorenzo and Gaspar Muñoz Cosme
The AIA Conservation and Site Preservation Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Best Practices in Site Preservation Award. This year’s recipients are George Bey of Millsaps College, for his work at Kaxil Kiuic, Mexico, and Cristina Vidal Lorenzo and Gaspar Muñoz Cosme, of the University of Valencia and Polytechnic University of Valencia, respectively, for their joint work on the La Blanca Project, Guatemala. This award, established by the AIA Conservation and Site Preservation Committee in 2011, identifies and promotes best practices in the interdisciplinary field of site preservation.
|2011||Giorgio Buccellati—Mozan/Urkesh Archaeological Project|
|2012||Donald Haggis and Margaret Mook—Azoria Project|
The 2014 BP Award goes to the California Archaeological Site Stewardship Program for its grassroots efforts to train local communities in the preservation of archaeological sites.
Help support the Site Preservation Program while ringing in the New Year with the 2014 AIA Calendar.
Take a look at the newly completed Umm el-Jimal Project!