4 awards for the Master Degree A&S in the ADA International Competition organized by the Asia Architecture and Urbanism Alliance
The students of the 2017-18 edition of the Master Degree in Architecture and Sustainability (UPC School) participated in the 16th Asian Design Award Competition, organized by the Asia Architecture and Urbanism Alliance, a contest to which we were invited to participate together with other universities around the world.
Within the nine categories proposed, the master’s teams participated in the ‘Ecological, Healthy and Sustainable’ category, adapting the core projects developed during the course to the competition’s bases, to present them in August 2018.
The result of the contest, announced in November, was highly satisfactory for our Master, since four teams of students were awarded:
– 16th ADA (2018) Bronze Award in the Ecological, Healthy and Sustainable category (Alejandro Salazar, Aranza Palomo, Martin Restrepo, Antonio Rodriguez, Silvia Rodriguez, Pablo Rojas and Juan Camilo Salazar).
– 16th ADA (2018) Honorific Mention in the Ecological, Healthy and Sustainable category (Elisea Carrillo, María Paz Eiletz, Macarena Barahona, Ximena Vázquez and Melissa Zeballos).
– 16th ADA (2018) Honorific Mention in the Ecological, Healthy and Sustainable category (Neus Agost, Andrea Gomez, Sara Gonzalez, Christine Montero, Sarai Montiel and Daniela Ruiz).
– 16th ADA (2018) Honorific Mention in the Ecological, Healthy and Sustainable category (Fátima Isabel Castro, Adriel Cusmai, Paula Gerbi, Gustavo Rojo, Sheyla Saleh and Ma. Alejandra Sosa).
In addition to these 3 honorable mentions and 1 bronze for the students, there was also an honorable mention to the project management for the professors of the Master Ezequiel Uson and Alejandro Labeur, and an award for excellent organizational management for the UPC.
The awards ceremony took place on December 2nd 2018 at the Kunming University of Technology (China), during the last day of the Design Principle – Design Perspective on Social Problems event.
A representative of the team of professors and some of the award-winning students had the opportunity to attend the ceremony and collect the prize.