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Eugenics in the Garden wins 2019 Robert Motherwell Book Award from the Dedalus Foundation

Prof. Fabiola López-Durán (MIT/HTC Phd 2009) received the 2019 Robert Motherwell Book Award from the Dedalus Foundation. https://www.dedalusfoundation.org/2019-cezannes-gravity-eugenics-garden

The book is based on her 2009 Doctoral Dissertation at MIT: Eugenics in the Garden: Architecture, Medicine, and Landscape from France to Latin America in the Early Twentieth Century, revised  and published in 2018 as Eugenics in the Garden: Transatlantic Architecture in the Crafting of Modernity.

The award comes with a $10,000 prize and honors an outstanding scholarly contribution to the history of modernism.

 Photo 1: Eugenics in the Garden: Transatlantic Architecture in the Crafting of Modernity, cover Photo 2: Lopez-Duran celebrating with other MIT/HTC Alumni on their recently published books based on the MIT PhD dissertation (October 2018, Professor Lopez-Duran, center)