Fourth-year student Carolina Tamayo (B.Arch 2017) has won this year's Burdett Assistantship, Head of School Steve Lee announced in early April. Of Carolina's award submission (a retrospective of her work as an architecture student), Assistant Head Mary-Lou Arscott says: "Tamayo's development from her early years' work is evident. Her distinctive concern is to expose structure and to frame space in a lyrical way."
The Burdett Fund, established in 1982 in recognition of Bob Burdett's long and outstanding service to the university and profession, provides support to students pursuing their first professional degrees in architecture. According to its charter, the winner of the Burdett Fund "shall possess love of their subject, integrity, patience, fairness, and respect for others." The $5000 award is intended to support projects and activities that enhance the winning student's future work.