Winners of the KPF/AF Student Travel Award 2011 announced

Holly Hayward, graduate of The University of Brighton has been announced as the winner of this year's Student Travel Award sponsored by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF). Now in its 7th year, the award supports the industry's emerging talent by encouraging new creative thinking and engagement in international research.

Holly, who is commencing Part II level in September, won first prize for her submission ‘Cooking up the Collective', which examines the relationship between food production and consumption within urban contexts. She will receive a bursary of £1,750 to fund further research through travel to Detroit, USA and Marrakesh, Morocco, as well as a summer work placement at KPF's office in London.

Ben Reynolds, a fourth year student at The Architectural Association was awarded the second prize of £1,250 plus a work placement. His project was entitled ‘The City and the Agency of Architecture'. His proposed travel location is Beijing and Tianjin, China, where he will study the effects of increased land privatisation within rapidly shifting rural-to-urban environments.




Top Image: Holly Hayward

Bottom Image: Ben Reynolds