Awards & Honors

BArch Students Win Award for Rethinking a Refugee Camp

BArch students Samantha Ong, Juan Vallejo, Emir Abdul-Emir, and Daniella Vega-Ortiz in Prof. Loukia Tsafoulia’s Advanced Design Studio, “Transient Spaces: Building Shelter in Crisis Contexts,” in the spring 2017 semester have been awarded a 2017 RTF Sustainability Award in the urban design category. Their project, titled “Weaving Communities: A Bazaar Weekend,” rethinks the possibilities of a refugee camp in Greece.