Sugata Ray awarded the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain’s 2021 Alice Davis Hitchcock Medallion
Sugata Ray has been selected as the 2021 winner of the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain’s Alice Davis Hitchcock Medallion for his book Climate Change and the Art of Devotion: Geoaesthetics in the Land of Krishna, 1550-1850 (2019).
In nominating him, the selection committee recognized “the innovative and paradigm shifting nature of this book, the author’s command and synthesis of multiple epistemologies that connected architecture and the environment, and its potential to open up avenues for architectural history as a global discipline.”
The Alice Davis Hitchcock Medallion has been awarded annually since 1959 to a monograph that makes an outstanding contribution to the study or knowledge of architectural history. Read more here.