The Leicester B. Holland Prize is an annual competition, open to both students and professionals, that recognizes the best single-sheet measured drawing of an historic building, site, or structure prepared to Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) or Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) standards for inclusion in the HABS/HAER/HALS Collection at The Library of Congress.
The winner of the 2017 Holland Prize will receive a $1,000 cash prize, a certificate of recognition, and publication of the winning drawing in "Preservation Architect", the online newsletter of The American Institute of Architects Historic Resources Committee. Merit awards may also be given. There is no cost to enter the competition.
30 April: Email deadline for submission of entry forms
1 June: Final date that HABS/HAER/HALS staff will review drawings & historical reports
30 June: Postmark deadline for submission of completed entries
Autumn: Prize winners announced
Learn more about how to participate, rules and recommendations, submission guidelines, judging and rating scale and the previous winning drawings of the competition at http://www.nps.gov/hdp/competitions/holland.htm
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Posted: February 7, 2017
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