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DesignBUILD RAW Competition: Interior Architecture student winners announced

By Sing d'Arcy and Paul Denham
 
This year the DesignBUILD expo will be held in the brand new Convention Centre at Darling Harbour, Sydney. DesignBUILD is a trade show that supports Australia’s architecture, building, construction and design communities and brings them together with manufacturers, suppliers and service providers. But it also brings together our Interior Architecture students with these important industry players. Last year DesignBUILD launched a competition, called DesignBUILD RAW, in Melbourne and it’s here for the first time in Sydney. According to DesignBUILD RAW’s website, “DesignBUILD RAW is a collaborative project between leading architecture and design universities and DesignBUILD to showcase the talent of budding industry professionals directly in front of the industry’s best!”
 
Teams of second and third year UNSW Interior Architecture students come together and submitted their designs to build the "hub" of the trade show and also a theater where industry lectures will take place. It's a chance for students to work on a real design brief and potentially see there ideas come to fruition in a working, interactive live space. It's an invaluable part of the course and gets students ready for employment when they graduate. On top of that, the winning students get noticed by the top tier industry participants and paying visitors whose sole purpose is to investigate the the most advance offerings from companies at the top of their field.
 
This is the first time DesignBUILD Expo has held it's RAW competition in Sydney and 8 of our Interior Architecture students are winners...
 
After much deliberation, the team from DesignBUILD has chosen 2 winning teams:
 
The winning entry for the design of the theater is
 
Project: SIGMA
 
Team: Clare Mao, Jiayin Lin, Yan Ma, Jianying Wu
 
 
 
The winning entry for design of the central hub is
 
Project: FACETED
 
Team: Maia Guppy-Hall, Willis Mitchell, Jose Siccion, Amira Shamo
 
 
 
Congratulations to all the team members!!!!!!!!!!
 

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Page Last Updated: 07 Apr 2017