The School of Architecture and Built Environment has seen many great success stories from its students. UON Masters graduate Andrew Donaldson was awarded the prestigious 2016 Blacket Prize and Small Project Architecture Award at the AIA 2016 NSW Architecture Awards for his firm’s refurbishment of UON's Watt Space gallery.
At the 2016 NSW Graduate and Student Architecture Awards, a special High Commendation went to graduate, Cameron White for his Masters project, Tocal Apiary. Cameron also won the opportunity to travel with award-winning architect Rafiq Azam to see the works of legendary architects such as Louis Kahn, Paul Rudolf and Mazharul Islam in Bangladesh.
In 2015, Bachelor of Industrial Design graduate Michael Wilds received a national Bathroom Innovation Award for his sustainable tap design. He received a $10,000 reward and the opportunity to have his tap design prototyped by Italy's largest tapware manufacturer, Nobilli.
Also, in 2014 Sacha Parkinson won the NSW Architects Registration Board Architects Medallion for her impressive portfolio of projects completed during her Masters degree at UON.
Visit the Master of Architecture degree page for features on student work.
In 2014, students created a 'Kickstarter' style video for their final year project, bucking the trend of the standard PowerPoint speech-style presentation. They were also given exclusive advice from Kickstarter Community Managers and a local production company to complete the experience, read more here.
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