The Department of Architecture would like to announce that Madge, James. (2011). Sabbioneta: Cryptic City. London: Bibliotheque McLean won a commendation in the 2012 RIBA Presidents Awards for Research. Congratulations to all involved; to James Madge, whose book it is; to Victoria Watson for ensuring the publication of the book and submitting it to the RIBA Research Awards; to Pete Silver and Andrian Forty for their references, to Andrew Peckham for the foreword and to Bibliotheque McLean for the beautiful book.
The book is available here