NEW YORK, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Construction's Architectural Record (http://www.ArchitecturalRecord.com), part of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), announced that Deputy Editor Suzanne Stephens has received the AIA New York Chapter's 2013 Stephen A. Kliment Oculus Award for excellence in architectural journalism. The award was presented at the organization's Honors and Awards Luncheon, held yesterday in New York.
A deputy editor of Architectural Record, Stephens has been a writer, editor, and critic in the field of architecture for several decades. She has Ph.D. in architectural history from Cornell University, and teaches a seminar on the history of architectural criticism in the architecture programs at Barnard and Columbia colleges. In addition, Stephens is the architectural advisor to Checkerboard Film Foundation, which recently produced the film series, "Landmarks in 21st Century American Architecture." She was the lead author of Imagining Ground Zero: Official and Unofficial Proposals for the World Trade Center Site, published in 2004 by Architectural Record and Rizzoli International. Currently Stephens serves on the board of directors of the Sir John Soane Museum Foundation in New York, and is a Life Trustee of the New York Architectural League.
"I am so pleased that the New York AIA is recognizing Suzanne's work, to which she brings so much knowledge and insight and the highest journalistic standards," said Cathleen McGuigan, editor-in-chief of Architectural Record. "All of us here at Record congratulate her on this much-deserved honor."
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