KPF/AF Student Travel Award 2010

Public Presentation:
Wednesday 15 September 2010 7.00pm

Join us at the AF Project Space on Wednesday 15 September for a drinks reception and opportunity to hear Award winners Nandi Marshal Han and Philip Turner present their work and research in person.

A one-night only special exhibition of the work of the winners and shortlisted applicants will also be showcased, offering a unique opportunity to view and hear a new generation's responses to public space today. See right for further details.

Nandi Marshal Han of Manchester School of Architecture has been announced as the winner of this year's Student Travel Award sponsored by Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF). Now in its 6th year, the award supports the industry's emerging talent by encouraging new creative thinking and engagement in international research.

Nandi, who is studying at a Part II level won first prize for his submission ‘Urbanisation and Public Space in Holy City, Lhasa'. He will receive a bursary of £1,250 to fund further research through travel to Tibet, as well as a summer work placement at KPF's office in London.

Philip Turner, a student at Newcastle University was awarded the second prize of £1,000 plus a work placement. His project was entitled ‘Palate's Palace - Designing for Uncertainty'. His proposed travel location is Beijing.

This year's jury included John Bushell and Mustafa Chehabeddine, Principals at KPF; Sarah Ichioka, Director, The Architecture Foundation; Ellie Stathaki - Deputy Architecture Editor, Wallpaper and Rebecca Roberts, winner of the 1st prize KPF/AF Student Travel Award in 2008.

You can read Nandi Marshal Han's final report here. Philip Turner's report can be downloaded here.

Image: 2010 Winner Nandi Marshal Han



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