Martin Eli Weil Prize

2013

Best Essay in Architectural History

The Martin-Eli-Weil prize is awarded annually by the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada to a student who submitted an essay on the role played by the built environment in the Canadian society. The $250 prize and certificate shall be awarded to the winner at the Annual Assembly of the Society, where he/she will be invited to present a conference on his/her essay. The winning essay shall also be published by the Society.

Previous winning essays

2017

Alana Duggan

2015

Dustin Valen

2014

Meredith Stewart

The Public Baths of Ottawa: A Heritage Reconsidered

2013

Rebecca Lemire

Organic Architecture and Indigenous Design Tenets: Frank Lloyd Wright in relation to the Work of Douglas Cardinal

2012

Hilary Grant

Setting the Canadian Scene: Crawley Films and Gatineau Park

2011

Dorothy Stern

2010

Josée Laplace

Rêve muséal Étude de la patrimonialisation de l’église Erskine and American United à Montréal

2009

Elsa Lam

A Fertile Wilderness: The Canadian Pacific Railway’s Ready-made Farms, 1909-1914

2008

Jessica Mace

Storming the Castle: The Architecture of Trafalgar Castle

2007

Michael Windover

Picturing Modernity: Exploring the Architecture of Pleasure in 1930s North Toronto

2006

Jonathan Cha

2005

Lara Pascali

Two stoves, two refrigerators, Due Cucine: The Italian Immigrant Home with Two Kitchens

1993

Megan Hobson

The C.J. Holman House: Edmund Burke’s Adaptation of the Queen Anne for a Canadian Suburban Residence

1989

Jennifer McKendry

The Early History of the Provincial Penitentiary, Kingston, Ontario