Waterloo Architecture graduate, Bryce Clayton, received the Award of Excellence for the 2017 Edmonton Urban Design Awards in the category Student Projects. Bryce's Thesis, 53 North: Tactical Infrastructure in Edmonton, explores creating a new design tool whereby the intrinsic values of snow can be utilized to create winter public spaces to temporarily occupy the urban void.
UWSA recent graduates Isabel Ochoa + James Clarke-Hicks have been announced as one of the winners of the 2017 IIDEX Woodshop Competition with their steam bent light fixture titled "SPLIT". Exploring the role of "craft in production" using both digital and traditional wood fabrication techniques, the fixture was developed as part of their 4B independent study under the advisory of Heinz Koller and David Correa.
Nada Nafeh’s thesis [UWSA MArch 2015] just received the Next Generation 3rd Prize Middle East Africa Award from the LafargeHolcim Foundation. With her project, Nada aims to improve living conditions in informal settlements in Cairo.