School of Architecture student Sam Vickars won the 2013 Best of the Year in the Branding Category of the Student Design Awards by D&AD Awards in London England. The annual awards are regarded as a major event in the world of design and advertising.
The 2012 Waterloo Engineering Awards dinner held on November 22 honoured engineering's exceptional students, alumni and a friend of the faculty. More than 2,500 students received awards this year for everything from top marks to extracurricular activities such as leadership, community engagement, and involvement in athletics.
A number of awards were distributed at the event, including:
Waterloo's School of Architecture is one of the top design schools in North America and the only Canadian institution chosen by AZURE, an award-winning magazine with a focus on contemporary architecture and design. The ranking appears in the publication's November/December issue. In alphabetical order the top five schools are: Columbia, Cornell, Harvard, Southern California Institute of Architecture and Waterloo. [magazine's website]