Congratulations to our BE Alumni who have been honoured recently with industry awards and prizes.
Andrew Duffin (BArch 1985) 
Under the design leadership of principal Andrew Duffin, the NBRS+Partners won the 2014 Living Cities Design Competition with their design of a 40-storey steel tower in the heart of Manhattan, New York - VIVO on High Line. “VIVO is an innovative, dynamic, steel framed tower which can flex with the physical demands of changing family size and integrate the shifting balance of work and social connectivity,” said the firm.
Luis Gito (BIA 2013) 
Recent graduate Luis Gito was awarded First Prize in the Interior Design category of the Design Institute of Australia (NSW/ACT chapter) 2014 Graduate of the Year Awards for his Bondi Pavilion designs.  This is the latest award for Luis, who is also the winner of the University Medal and Taste Living Year 4 Award, which includes a trip to the Milan Furniture Fair.
Scientia Professor Deo-Karan Prasad AO (MArch 1987, MSc 1988)
Scientia Professor Prasad was presented with the Science Award at the UNSW Alumni Awards for Achievement last night. The Award recognises former students who have achieved distinction in their field of endeavour.
Terry Spinolo (BSc Arch 1974, BArch 1977) 
Terry Spinolo and the Inarc Design Hong Kong team designed the 'Owners with Starter Box' at the Shatin Racecourse for The Hong Kong Jockey Club.  Their designs received the Best Leisure Interior Award (International), Best Leisure Interior Award (Asia Pacific) and Best Leisure Interior Award (5 Star) Hong Kong.  The team also had success at the European Property Awards 2013-2014 also held in London where they received an Architecture Award for a private residence in France.
Iwan Sunito (BArch 1992, MConstMgt 1993) 
Iwan Sunito and Crown Property were awarded the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) Best High Density Residential Development Award for Top Ryde City Living. The project was also awarded Best Residential Development Australia at the 2014 International Property Awards Asia-Pacific Region held in Kuala Lumpur.
Congratulations to all award recipients.  See our BE News page for more information.
Image: VIVO on the High Line, NBRS+PARTNERS