Architecture and Interior Design Awards 2020
NUA Architecture and Interior Design students are awarded by local architecture and design firms for their outstanding final year projects.
Guided by the respective Course Leaders, Raymond Quek and Ben Salter, each sponsor reviews the shortlist in detail, assessing each project according to strict eligibility criteria before selecting a winner.
Andrew Johnson wins the Clancy Consulting Award for Structural Excellence
Established in 2019, the Clancy Consulting Award for Structural Excellence is presented to a final year student studying BA (Hons) Architecture, who demonstrates excellence in the consideration of structure and shows an innovative approach to solving structural problems.
The winner of the prize, worth £200, is Andrew Johnson.
Jacob Cherry wins the Hamson Barron Smith Award for Sustainable Design
This award is presented annually by Hamson Barron Smith to a final year student studying BA (Hons) Architecture whose project work shows the most promising approach to environmental considerations.
The winner of the prize, worth £200, is Jacob Cherry.
Rory Wilson wins the LSI Architects Drawing Prize and the Purcell Research Report Prize
The LSI Architects Drawing Prize is presented annually to a final year BA (Hons) Architecture student who produces the most outstanding drawing for their final project.
The Purcell Research Report Prize is also presented annually to a final year student who produces the most outstanding Research Report. The report must be contemporary, but also relevant to issues pertinent to the wider architectural community.
The winner of the prizes, worth £200 and £300 respectively, is Rory Wilson.
Isabella Elsworth wins the NPS Award for Socially Responsible Design
Established in 2019, the NPS Award for Socially Responsible Design is awarded to a graduating BA (Hons) Interior Design student who has clearly demonstrated an innovative and responsible approach to design that embraces social, well-being and inclusive values.
The winner of the award, worth £250, is Isabella Elsworth.
Conrad Areta wins the RIBA East Student Award for Outstanding Design
This award is presented annually by RIBA East to celebrate the talent of final year architecture students in the region, and reward them in their pursuit of excellence in the study of architecture.
The winner of the prize, worth £300, is Conrad Areta.
This year, in the absence of the usual Industry Awards Evening, the winners were announced by a representative from each sponsor via a video on social media.
Many thanks to Greg Scott from Clancy Consulting, Jon Greenfield from Hamson Barron Smith, Chris Lappin from LSI Architects, Stef Partington from NPS and Tom Fogin from RIBA East.