The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) is delighted to announce the winners for its annual Student Awards.
The Student Awards celebrate exceptional work produced by those studying the discipline. The shortlists and winners were selected by a judging panel comprised of experts in the discipline.
Student Award for Excellence in Architectural Technology (Project)
The Student Award for Excellence in Architectural Technology (Project) is the premier accolade which recognises outstanding design achievement in Architectural Technology at this level.
The Winner was The Glen Hotel Retrofit Project by Cian Gilligan (from Waterford Institute of Technology). The Judges said the project was ‘well detailed and presented to very high professional standards’.
St John’s Church by Katherine Morrison (from University of the Highlands and Islands) was Highly Commended in this category. The Harley-Davidson Centre by James O’Neill (from Ulster University) was Commended in this category.
Student Award for Excellence in Architectural Technology (Report)
The Student Award for Excellence in Architectural Technology (Report) is the only accolade which recognises outstanding research achievement in Architectural Technology.
The Winner was Joshua Slingsby (from Sheffield Hallam University) for his report; A Critical Evaluation of Cross Laminated Timber Construction (investigated for a Medium Rise Commercial Health Care Facility). The Judges said the report demonstrated ‘an outstanding overall understanding of a well-defined problem’.
Petra Schwarczova (from Sheffield Hallam University) was Highly Commended for her report and Samuel Trevor (from Sheffield Hallam University) was also commended by the Judges.
Robert Hill MCIAT, Vice-President Education, said ‘The Student Awards this year have once again proved that Architectural Technology students are producing excellent work of the highest standard which is a credit to their work and dedication’.
The projects for both Awards were theoretical. Students were not required to implement their designs.
The Awards are featured in the Awards brochure available from CIAT.