01 August 2008

IFLA Student Design Awards

IFLA has announced the winners of the 2008 Student design Awards and Topos has published a summary including examples from the "3 winnars":
  • Kemet by Philipp R. W. Urech and Antonio Sassano at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Z├╝rich) - First Prize
  • Landscape Architecture for Need/Slums by Tomas Degenaar, at Wageningen University - Second
  • Waving Mat by Li Jingzhu, Zhao Yue, Yuan Shouyou, Ling Chunyang and Chen Jing at the School of Architecture of Tianjin University in China - Merit Award
This was a big competition that had 326 entries, but over a third (135) were disqualified for failing to follow the rules. The entries came from over 2 dozen countries, but over half of them (179) were from China and another 55 from the USA.

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