The Gazzola prize

The Gazzola Prize was established in 1979 in memory of Piero Gazzola, one of the greatest defenders of the conservation and restoration of historic monuments and sites, and a founder of ICOMOS. The prize is awarded every three years at the General Assembly of ICOMOS to an individual or a group of people who have worked together and contributed with distinction to the aims and objectives of ICOMOS. The beneficiary must be a member of ICOMOS and is chosen by the Selection Committee itself elected by the Executive Committee of ICOMOS. The Prize is a commemorative medal and diploma, and has been previously awarded to:

  • Mr Jean Trouvelot (1981)
  • Prof Stanislas Lorentz (1984)
  • Prof Masaru Sekino (1987)
  • Mrs Gertrude Tripp (1990)
  • Sir Bernard Fielden (1993)
  • Dr Ernest Allen Connally (1996)
  • Dr Roland Silva (1999)
  • Mr Cevat Erder (2003)
  • Mrs Ann Webster Smith (2005)
  • Mrs Carmen Añón Feliú (2008)
  • Mr Nobuo Ito (2011)

Honorary membership of ICOMOS

In accordance with Article 6. A. of the ICOMOS Statutes, Honorary Membership is conferred by the General Assembly, at the proposal of a National Committee, upon individuals who have rendered distinguished service in the field of conservation, restoration and enhancement of historical monuments, sites, and groups of buildings. The selection is effectuated by the same Selection Committee as for the Gazzola Prize and approved by the General Assembly. So far Honorary Membership of ICOMOS has been conferred on :

1975/78:

- Stanislaw Lorentz - Poland

- Jan Zachwatowicz -Poland

- Milton Lord - USA

1981:

- Ernest A. Conally - USA

- Guglielmo de Angelis d'Ossat - Italy

- Vladimir Ivanov - USSR

- Jean Sonnier – France

1987:

- Emanuel Hruska - Czechoslovakia

- René Pechère - Belgium

- Alfred R. Schmid - Switzerland

1990:

- Bernard Feilden - UK

- Ann Webster Smith - USA

- M.W. Hansberger - GDR

- M.D. Derscenyi - Hungary (posthumously)

- H. Foramitti - Austria (posthumously)

1993:

- Alfred Majewski - Poland

- Géza Entz - Hungary (posthumously)

- Jorge Gazaneo - Argentina

- Radu Popa - Roumania (posthumously)

- Stephan Tschudi-Madsen - Norway

1996:

- Dobroslav Libal - Czech Republic

- Peyo Nikolov Berbenliev - Bulgaria

- Cevat Erder - Turkey

- Miklos Horler - Hungary

- Mladen Georgiev Mintchev - Bulgaria

- Richard Benjamin Nunoo - Ghana

1999:

- Maurice Carbonnell - France

- Olgierd Czerner - Poland

- Hiroshi Daifuku - USA

- Joan Domicelj - Australia

- Jan Jessurun - the Netherlands

- Maija Kairamo - Finland

- Harald Langberg - Denmark

- Paul Mylonas - Greece

- Andras Roman - Hungary

- Augusto da Silva Telles – Brazil

2003:

- Robertson Collins – USA (posthumously)

- Carl Filip Mannerstrale – Sweden (posthumously)

- Mihaly Zador – Hungary (posthumously)

- Rachelle Anguelova – Bulgaria

- Marta Arjona Perez – Cuba

- Yves Boiret – France

- Henry Cleere – UK

- Jacques Dalibard – Canada

- CL Temminck Groll – Netherlands

- Krzysztof Pawlowski - Poland

2005:

- Alberto González Pozo - Mexico

- Nobuo Ito - Japan

- Vassos Karageorghis - Cyprus

- Todor Krestev - Bulgaria

- Victor Armando Pimentel Gurmendi - Peru

- Sharon Sullivan - Australia

- Sherban Cantacuzino - UK

- Varazdat Harutiunyan - Armenia

- Blanche Weicherding-Goergen - Luxembourg

2008:

- Juan-Benito Artigas Hernandez - Mexico

- Cyro Correa Lyra- Brazil

- Hernan Crespo Toral - Ecuador (posthumously)

- Tamas Fejerdy - Hungary

- Jonas Glemza - Lithuania

- Zahi Hawass - Egypt

- Birgitta Hoberg - Sweden

- Mr Michel Jantzen - France

- Gilles Nourissier - France (posthumously)

- Kiyotari Tsuboi (Japan)

2011

- Juan Bassegoda Nonell - Spain

- Carlos Flores Marini - Mexico

- Alvaro Gomez-Ferrer Bayo - Spain

- Ove Hidemark - Sweden

- James Semple Kerr - Australia

- Masaru Maeno - Japan

- Nicolas Moutsopoulos - Greece

- Henrique Oswaldo de Andrade - Brasil

- Paul Philippot - Belgium

- Mario Federico Roggero - Italy

- Gabor Winkler - Hungary

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