ARCC Best Journal Article Award

Nominations for the 2021 Best Journal Article Award Due: October 15, 2020

The ARCC Best Journal Article Award recognizes distinguished works of architectural research published as a peer-reviewed journal article by a faculty at an ARCC member institution. This award recognizes a journal article published within the previous academic year (September 2019 through August 2020) that makes a significant contribution to architectural research by demonstrating rigorous or innovative use of evidence or methods. Journal articles may be on any topic in architecture or related fields.

ARCC defines ‘architectural research’ broadly and inclusively across a range of domains in support of advancing knowledge of the built environment.

One nomination per year is invited from each ARCC member institution. Criteria for selection of nominee will be at the discretion of the member school. Nominees must hold a full-time faculty appointment at the nominating institution. A selection committee and the ARCC Board of Directors will render final decision on the conferral of the award.

Nominations shall be submitted to ARCC Awards Committee Chair, Professor Ming Hu.

Information included in the Nomination submission for the ARCC Best Journal Article Award:

  • Date submitted:
  • Nominee contact information: name, professorial rank, phone, e-mail
  • Journal article citation: author, title, journal name, and date of publication
  • Journal article: a PDF copy of the journal article
  • Nominator contact information: name, title, phone, email
  • Nomination letter: original on official letterhead from Dean or Department Head of the nominee’s institution (1 page maximum)
  • Two letters of support: from colleagues at ARCC member institutions who are subject matter experts (1 page maximum each)
  • A statement describing the article’s contribution and impact: significance of the research, including innovative use of evidence, methodological approach, and potential impact (1000 words maximum)
  • Confirmation of good standing of ARCC institution membership: to be verified by the ARCC Treasurer prior to consideration.

Send electronic submission to Professor Ming Hu.
(Please submit in electronic form using “.pdf” file format.)