The George W. Anderson, Jr. Award recognizes School of Architecture graduate students who demonstrate through a completed project an exceptional level of attention to detail and dedication to beneficially impacting the community.

The School of Architecture will announce the call for applications for the next award cycle in the spring of 2020.


Mission

The George W. Anderson, Jr. Award may be awarded to graduate students studying in the School of Architecture who demonstrate through a completed project "an exceptional level of attention to detail and dedication to beneficially impacting the community."


Impact  


Graduate students applying for this award are required to submit a submit a two-hundred fifty-word narrative which describes how your dedication to the completed project benefited the community. The documentation should call attention to the craft and detailing of the work. Designs are not to be new designs, but are expected to be designs that have been completed to date.

Applicants are also required to submit a Pecha Kucha style presentation that calls attention to the craft and detailing of their work. Pecha Kucha is a presentation style in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each (6 minutes and 40 seconds in total) with the images advancing automatically. Please upload as a single PDF document with 20 image slides, 3:4 landscape format (max 20MB), of a completed project that demonstrates “an exceptional level of attention to detail AND dedication to beneficially impacting the community.”

From the applications submitted, a jury consisting of graduate program track chairs will select a shortlist of candidates to participate in a live Pecha-Kucha-style presentation lunch event to their fellow graduate students and the review team on Tuesday, 26 March from 12:00-1:00pm. Candidates must be present to participate in this live presentation.

If selected as a presenter, these 20 slides that you submit will be downloaded as the slides for your Pecha Kucha-style presentation.


Eligibility & Schedule


This award is open to graduate students in the School of Architecture. It is anticipated that a 1st place award in the amount of $3,000 and a 2nd place award in the amount of $2,000 will be awarded. A maximum of two awards may be awarded to qualifying students at the discretion of the selection committee.

The School of Architecture will announce the call for applications for the next award cycle in the spring of 2020.


Previous Award Winners

2019  |  First place: Shailaja Patel  |  Second place: Pragya Gupta

2018  |  First place: Roshni Krishnan  |  Second place: Manuel Rodriguez Ladron de Guevara & Shalini Priyadarshini

2017  |  First place: Paul Moscoso Riofrio & Chun Zheng  |  Second place:  Lu Zhu & Ernest Bellamy

2016  |  No prize awarded

2015  |  First place: Jeffrey Concepcion  |  Second place:  Bruce Chan

2014  |  No prize awarded

2013  |  No prize awarded

2012  |  Maitri Shah & Eleni Katrini

2011  |  First place: Omar Clennon  |  Second place:  Samira Ahmadi

2010  |  First place: Deepika Khowal  |  Second place:  Raghav Kaushik

2009  |  First place: Erica Cochran  |  Second place:  Rui Zhang

2008  |  First place: Michael Dong  |  Second place:  Megan Snyder