Four UT School of Architecture students were recently recognized with AIA Forth Worth Excellence in Design Awards! Held annually, the AIA Fort Worth Excellence in Design Awards Program recognizes outstanding work by students of the eight accredited architecture schools of Texas. This year’s jury reviewed projects from seven of the eight accredited architecture schools, singling out only five projects for recognition, of which three were from UTSOA.
Two student projects received Honor Awards, the highest-level award, which also includes a $500 scholarship – Britny Nicole Hernandez’s “haven,” completed in Dean Almy’s Fall 2020 Advanced Studio; and Leesa Cheong-Cano and Aldryn John Matias’ “Heard Island Research Station,” completed in Vincent Snyder and Michael Garrison’s Fall 2019 Comprehensive Studio. Additionally, Bobby Nolen received a Merit Award for his project “Light, Stone, Garden” completed in Charles Di Piazza’s Fall 2020 Vertical Studio.
All four students were honored during the AIA Fort Worth Awards Ceremony, held virtually on February 25. For more information about the awards, including comments from the jury about each project, visit: https://aiafw.org/2020-aiafw-student-design-awards/