Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien

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European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Award 2003

On June 4, 2004, the Graphic Collection was awarded the European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Award2003 "for its highly professional scientific analysis, conservation and digitalization of the unique collection of Gothic building designs, which thus became widely accessible for study".

This digitalization was enabled by the Jubiläumsfonds der Österreichischen Nationalbank (Anniversary Fund of the Austrian National Bank), scientific processing by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

Memory of the World Register of UNESCO

On July 29, 2005, the collection of Gothic building designs became part of the Memory of the World-program, founded by UNESCO in 1992.

Most Beautiful Austrian Book

In 2005, the collection catalog of Gothic building designs compiled by Johann Josef Böker, Architektur der Gotik - Gothic Architecture, was awarded the title "Most Beautiful Austrian Book" in the category Special Publications.