2016 Student Show Award Winners Announced

2016 Student Show Award Winners Announced

The 2016 Taubman College Architecture Student Exhibition took place March 28 – April 1 in the CMYK Galleries of the Art and Architecture Building. Members of the Taubman College Alumni Board of Governors and AIA Huron Valley Chapter participated in judging the undergraduate and graduate student exhibition and Willeke Portfolio competition. Awards were given in the following categories:

Student winners earning monetary prizes included: 

  • Alumni Board of Governors Awards:
    • Undergraduate: Chris Doerr (Eskenazi), ARCH 432: UG3 (Jury Award- Honorable Mention)
    • Undergraduate: Nick Clody (Miller), ARCH 432: UG3 (Jury Award- Honorable Mention)
    • Undergraduate: Kati Albee (McCullough), ARCH 432: UG3 (Jury Award- First Place)
    • Graduate: Exquisite Corb (Sirota), ARCH 672: Propositions (Jury Award- Honorable Mention)
    • Graduate: Compressions, Substrates and Control, Kevin Rosenberg, Ramon Hernandez, and Claire Leavengood-Boxer (Gilpin), ARCH 672: Propositions (Jury Award- Studio Citation)
    • Graduate: Daniel Fougere, Alex Hengstebeck, Xiayi Li (Gräbner), ARCH 672: Propositions (Jury Award- First Place)
    • Master of Urban Design: Travis Crabtree (McEwen) UD722 (Jury Award- Honorable Mention)
    • Master of Science: Joe Jastreboski, Shan Sutherland (McGee) MS_Digital Technologies (Jury Award- First Place)
  • AIA Huron Valley Chapter Awards
    • Undergraduate: Karen Duan (Harris), ARCH 312: UG1 (Jury Award)
    • Graduate: Kevin Sani (Halquist), ARCH 412: Form (Jury Award)
    • Graduate: Nicolas Watkins and Qiyu Chen  (Hansen), ARCH 552: Institutions (Jury Award)
    • Graduate: Zheng Gu (Mankouche), ARCH 552: Institutions (Jury Award)

The 2016 award presentation was presented by representatives of the AIA Huron Valley Chapter and the Alumni Board of Governors on April 1 in the Art & Architecture Auditorium. The Alumni Board of Governors also presented the Leonard B. Willeke Design Prize. This annual undergraduate portfolio competition honoring the late architect recognizes design excellence and innovation. Leonard B. Willeke Portfolio Competition winners and honorees: 

  • Henry Peters, Sophomore (1st Place)
  • Karen Duan, Junior (2nd Place)
  • Ian Ting (Honorable Mention for Presentation and Craft)
  • Jiashi Yu (Honorable Mention for Presentation and Content)

Special thanks to the following judges and faculty representatives who assisted with this year’s judging:

  • Undergraduate Awards (ARCH 432: UG3):
    • Juror: Jesse Adkins, III / M.Arch. ’94., Principal, Shear Adkins Rockmore Architects, Denver, CO
    • Juror: Janet Attarian / AIA, Leed AP BD + C, B.S. ’90, M.Arch. ’92, Project Director, Streetscape and Sustainable Design Program, Chicago Department of Transportation
    • Juror: Gordon Carrier / FAIA, NCARB, B.S. ’79, M.Arch. ’81, Design Principle, Carrier Johnson + Culture, San Diego, CA
    • Juror: Raynal S. Harris, JR. / M. Arch. ’94, Harris + Smith, Atlanta, GA
    • Faculty Representative: Jen Maigret / Assistant Professor of Architecture
  • Graduate Awards / Post-Professional Masters Awards
    • Juror: Pankaj Duggal / AICP, AIA International Associate, M.U.P./M.Arch. ’95, Vice President, Jacobs, Arlington, VA
    • Juror: Robin Guenther / FAIA, M.Arch. ’78, Principal, Perkins + Will, New York
    • Juror: Peter J. Stavenger / AIA, M.Arch. ’06, Associate Principal, Page Southerland Page, Inc., Denver, CO
    • Juror: Heather Taylor / AIA, Leed AP, B.S. ’90, Associate Principal, Payette, Boston, MA
    • Faculty Representative: Malcolm McCullough / Professor of Architecture
  • AIA Huron Valley Chapter Awards:
    • Juror: Brad Angelini / Owner, Angelini and Associates Architects, Ann Arbor
    • Juror: Dave Rochlen / Owner, David Rochlen Design Studio, Ann Arbor
    • Juror: Matthew Fromboluti / Architect, O/X Studio, Ann Arbor
    • Juror: Keith Russeau / Architect/Principal, The Collaborative, Ann Arbor
    • Juror: Cynthia Hayward / M.Arch ’76., Managing Principal, Hayward & Associate (Healthcare Facility Planning), Ann Arbor
  • Leonard B. Willeke Portfolio Competition:
    • Juror: Jill H. Gotthelf / AIA FAPT, B.S. ’83, Principal, Walter Sedovic, Architects, Irvington, NY
    • Juror: Jay Longo / AIA, B.S. ’92, M.Arch. ’94, Principal, Solomon Cordwell Buenz, Chicago, IL
    • Juror: James W. Simeo / AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, B.S. ’83, Principal, Co Architects, Los Angeles, CA
    • Faculty Representative: Sharon Haar / Professor and Chair of Architecture

View the presentation (PDF)

2016 Student Show Awards