Winning student work in seventh Hnedak Bobo International Design Competition

 

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Kyle Marsh, from left, Colby Ritter and James Vo won awards for their study abroad design work in the seventh annual Hnedak Bobo International Design Competition, held in fall 2014. Vo and Marsh won Awards of Merit, receiving $1,000 each, and Ritter won the top award, the Award of Excellence, receiving $3,000. All three are fifth-year students in the professional architecture program. (Photo by Michelle Parks)

By Bailey Kestner

Three students in the Fay Jones School of Architecture created winning designs in the seventh annual Hnedak Bobo International Design Competition, held in fall 2014. The competition recognizes work designed by students while in studios abroad.

James Vo and Kyle Marsh won Awards of Merit, receiving $1,000 each, and Colby Ritter won the top award, the Award of Excellence, receiving $3,000. All three are fifth-year students in the professional architecture program.

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Brady Duncan shows design work at CriticalMass forum

Architecture student Brady Duncan sits at his desk in the Field House.

Architecture student Brady Duncan sits at his desk in the Field House.

By Michelle Parks

CriticalMass started in 2002 as an invited forum where graduate students could share their thesis project work with other graduate schools of architecture in the Southeast Region of schools accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board. Each year, select students receive critiques and advice from design professionals who serve as distinguished guests.

In early April, fifth-year architecture student Brady Duncan traveled to the University of North Carolina campus in Charlotte – as the only undergraduate student to attend this year’s CriticalMass. Despite the fact that he was one of 12 students invited to participate, the atmosphere felt open and inviting rather than exclusive.

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