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Holland Prize: Judging and Rating Scale



The jury will consist of representatives from the three member institutions: the National Park Service's Heritage Documentation Programs (HDP); Preservation Architect; and the Library of Congress's Center for Architecture, Design, and Engineering. More than one representative from HDP may be on hand to judge the entries, depending on the subject matter.


Rating Scale (100 point maximum + up to 5 bonus points)

  • Bonus Points (5 point maximum)
    HABS, HAER, or HALS short-format historical report to accompany drawing

  • Appropriate Level of Documentation (20 point maximum)
    Well interpreted (20 points)
    Significant features missing or not interpreted (10 points)
    Not well documented or interpreted (5 points)

  • Dimension and Annotations (15 point maximum)
    Excellent: highly informative (15 points)
    Adequate: informative (10 points)
    Minimal: uninformative (5 points)

  • Field Records (15 point maximum)
    Well organized and laid out legibly (15 points)
    Adequate (10 points)
    Minimal (5 points)

  • Drafting Quality (20 point maximum)
    Excellent (20 points)
    Good (13 points)
    Fair (7 points)

  • Sheet Composition (30 point maximum)
    Excellent (30 points)
    Good (20 points)
    Fair (10 points)