The Faculty would like to congratulate twelve Built Environment students who received recognition at the Institute of Architects (AIA) NSW Chapter Student Awards on Friday 31 May, 2013.
Manus Leung was the joint winner (with a student from Newcastle University) of the prestigious jury-judged NSW Design Medal for his Master of Architecture Graduation Project Platform 870 at Cockatoo Island. Acknowledgement is made to Manus’ Graduation Studio Project Leader Rob Brown of Casey Brown Architecture and BE ARCH7201+7202 Convener Dijana Alic. Other worthy BE project student nominees were Jin Son Ng and Kah Mun Tham.
Harrod Hinwood received a commendation in the jury-judged First Degree Design Medal for his ARCH1302 Regional Studio project Moments of Deep Shelter in a Barren Landscape (Educational Facility at Boonoo Boonoo and Bald Rock National Parks). Acknowledgement is also due to Jarrod’s studio tutor Wendy Lewin and ARCH1302 Regional Studio Course Conveners Professor Glen Murcutt and Catherine Lassen. Each university is able to make three nominations for this medal and our other worthy project student nominees were Luen Samonte and Atiqah Muhamad
University selected awards were also presented and we congratulate our UNSW Architecture awardees:
Our student nominee for the Digital Innovation Prize was Hossein Gholami with his Master of Architecture Graduation project Connection Catalyst.
Christopher Thorp was a nominee for the Structural Innovation Prize with his project Gordons Bay Swimming Amenities.
The Faculty would also like to acknowledge the good work of Brendan Harrison in the Student Centre for undertaking the academic merit (WAM based calculations) for the four university selected awards.
The Institute of Architects NSW Chapter Student Awards are run on a yearly basis.
Photo credit: Manus’ Leung’s, Platform 870 at Cockatoo Island