Archinect - News 2015-11-26T02:02:23-05:00 UBC student writes 52,438 word architecture dissertation with no punctuation Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2015-05-08T13:19:00-04:00 >2015-05-13T03:44:52-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Stewart&rsquo;s dissertation, titled Indigenous Architecture through Indigenous Knowledge, eschews almost all punctuation. [...] And so what? &ldquo;There&rsquo;s nothing in the (UBC dissertation) rules about formats or punctuation,&rdquo; he insists. A 61-year-old architect from the Nisga&rsquo;a First Nation, Stewart explains that he &ldquo;wanted to make a point&rdquo; about aboriginal culture, colonialism, and &ldquo;the blind acceptance of English language conventions in academia.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Winners of the 2014 RIBA President’s Medals Student Awards Justine Testado 2014-12-04T15:32:00-05:00 >2014-12-11T19:54:58-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="635" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>RIBA announced the 2014 winners of the prestigious President's Medals Student Architecture Awards last night in a ceremony in London. Established in 1836, the RIBA President's Medals are regarded as the world's highest awards in architectural education. The awards program honors the cr&egrave;me de la cr&egrave;me of architecture students for their talent and excellence, and aims to incite global architectural debate.</p></em><br /><br /><p>These are a few of this year's winning projects:</p><p>Above - RIBA SILVER MEDAL: Nick Elias (Bartlett School of Architecture - University College London) for &lsquo;PoohTown&rsquo;</p><p>&darr; RIBA BRONZE MEDAL: Simon Dean (Kingston University) for "Flow, 1944"</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>&darr; DISSERTATION MEDAL: Jasper Ludewig (University of Sydney) for &lsquo;Made Ground: A spatial history of Sydney Park&rsquo;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>&darr; SERJEANT AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN DRAWING Part 1: Oliver Riviere (University of Brighton) for &lsquo;The Institute of Concrete Poetry&rsquo;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>&darr; SOM Foundation Fellowship Part 2: Mike Lim (Royal College of Art) for &lsquo;Untitled, 2014. Mixed Media&rsquo;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>See more on <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> From the School Blogs: Dissertation: Wikileaks and Architecture Archinect 2011-07-24T16:55:51-04:00 >2011-07-25T03:36:23-04:00 <img src="" width="425" height="339" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>My dissertation for the final year of RIBA Part 1 architectural studies involved a very contemporary topic. It was entitled "Wikileaks and the Architecture of Data-Loss Paranoia" and done under the tutorship of Martin Parker and Richard Coyne. I am glad to say it has been nominated for the 2011 RIBA President&rsquo;s Medals Student Awards Dissertation Medal (fingers crossed!).</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>