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The winning essay is entitled "Industrialism, Philanthropy, Architecture: The ‘Total’ Project of American Missionaries in Nineteenth-Century Beirut"

To encourage new architectural historians, the Society's Hawksmoor Essay Medal is awarded annually to the author of the best essay submitted in competition. As a permanent reminder of the winner's achievement, a bronze medal featuring a relief portrait of Nicholas Hawksmoor based on the bust of the architect by John Cheere is awarded and inscribed with the winner's name and date. This is presented at the Society's Annual Lecture and Awards Ceremony. The winning essay is also considered for publication in the Society's journal, Architectural History.

The full announcement including the Society’s other annual awards is here: