Sam Coulton's "London Physic Gardens: A New Necropolis" won the Commendation in the RIBA Silver Medal category Commendations in the RIBA Silver Medal category were given to Sam Coulton (Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL) for "London Physic Gardens: A New Necropolis", Kevin Herhusky (California Polytechnic State University) for "Infrastructures of Memory, Phygital Bodies in a Concrete Cloud" and Ruth Mc Nickle (Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture) for "Tilling the Prado: A Furrow of Re-Construction".
Kevin Herhusky's "Infrastructures of Memory, Phygital Bodies in a Concrete Cloud" won the Commendation in the RIBA Silver Medal category"The breadth and scale of talent evidenced in the design proposals and writings produced by this year’s winners is truly remarkable.
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) announced the 2014 winners of the prestigious President's Medals Student Architecture Awards this week in a ceremony in London.
First awarded in 1836 as the RIBA Silver Medal for an architectural essay (and awarded from 1855 to ‘Measured Drawings’ produced by a talented graduate), this is the RIBA’s oldest award (preceding the Royal Gold Medal, which was established in 1848).
Ruth Mc Nickle's "Tilling the Prado: A Furrow of Re-Construction" won the Commendation in the RIBA Silver Medal category The President's Medals website features all nominations made since 1998.
The site includes a comprehensive visual archive of tens of thousands of images and statements produced by students, as well as photographs and films of the judging of entries, the awards ceremonies, and interviews with the winners.
In addition, there is a maximum of three commendations in each category.
Medals are awarded in three categories: the Bronze Medal for best design project at Part 1; the Silver Medal for best design project at Part 2 and the Dissertation Medal.
Towards A Common Ground For Play: Examining The History Of Play And Playgrounds In Dublin’s Liberties.
Each of Made Ground’s six essays discusses a series of practices, beliefs and tools in the historical production of Australia’s physical and social space to, ultimately, illustrate the postcolonial capacity of interpreting the texts and records of the past as a way of destabilising assumptions about Australia’s places of the present in which architects, planners, urban designers and artists intervene."- Commendation - DISSERTATION MEDAL WINNER 2014.