First-Year Student Design Competition

Students in ARCH 101 Design Fundamental Studio participated in the 7th annual “Spatial Explorations Design Competition,” on September 27, 2022. This Fall 2022, 109 students made more than 436 building models made out of cardboard, chipboard and basswood sticks.  Designs were judged on specific design criteria.  Twenty models were selected for jury deliberations.  Seven noteworthy projects were selected competition winners.

Best set:

  • First place – Caitlin Munar
  • Second place – Zane Steely
  • Third place – Olivia Akina

Best individual model:

  • Linear – Lena Li
  • Mass – Leylia Wurthner
  • Hybrid – Armando Alegria
  • Hybrid – Benjamin Vickland


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