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RIBA President’s Medals Student Awards 2009 Winners Announced

LONDON.- The winners of the RIBA President’s Medals Student Awards 2009 in association with Atkins were announced at a ceremony at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). These prestigious awards promote excellence in the study of architecture, rewarding talent and encouraging architectural debate world-wide. Nicholas Szczepaniak , from the University of Westminster, won the Silver Medal for his project “A Defensive Architecture” and Wen Ying Teh from the Architectural Association won the Bronze Medal for her project “An Augmented Ecology of Wildlife and Industry”. Rebecca Gregory from the University of Westminster won the Dissertation Medal for her work “The Art of Skew Bridges: The Technique and its History Explored”. The main President’s Medals are: the Bronze Medal (awarded to the best Part 1 design project), the Silver Medal (for the best Part 2 design project) and the Dissertation Medal, which is awarded f