Bartlett students and staff shortlisted for five President’s Awards for research 2012
Sarah Wigglesworth, Alastair Parvin of 00:/ and Sofie Pelsmakers of Architecture for Change have all been shortlisted for the RIBA President’s Award for outstanding practice-located research.
The university-located research award has five finalists representing the universities of Bath, Cambridge, Westminster and the Bartlett.
The Bartlett picked up the highest number of finalists’ places in the four categories of President’s Awards for research, followed by Westminster.
The awards champion high-quality research and encourage its disemination into the wider profession.
They also raise the profile of those architects and academics engaged in research.
RIBA President, Angela Brady said: “Our President’s Research Awards group has shortlisted 16 very promising pieces of research across a range of categories from an exceptional number of applications. This is always a challenging but enjoyable process and I know the panel are looking forward to reading the research work over the coming months.”
Greg Penoyre of Penoyre & Prasad and chair of the judging panel, said: “This year we have seen unprecedented numbers in the PhD-based research category with entries from Britain and further overseas covering a wide range of research, including theoretical, historical and technical study.”
The shortlists for the President’s Awards for Research 2012 are as follows:
RIBA President’s Award for outstanding master’s degree thesis
RIBA President’s Award for outstanding PhD thesis
RIBA President’s Awards for outstanding university-located research
RIBA President’s Awards for outstanding practice-located research
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