Student Achievements - 2009

Design Competitions

[ December 2009 ]

Students from the Design Technology and Sustainability (DTS) track won the following awards at the Lifecycle Building Challenge 2009 competition.

International Student Category

Winner: Li Miao Ling

Honorable Mention: Lim Hui Ying

Honorable Mention: Huang Cailin

Students from the Design Technology and Sustainability (DTS) track won the following awards at the Inta-Sega Conference 2009 held at Bangkok, Thailand.

Best Conference Paper:
Building Integrated Agriculture by Astee Lim

Best Poster Presentation:
Designing for Comfort Outdoors by Sim Jie Han

[ August 2009 ]

Landscape Architecture (MLA) student Toh Chong Ji won student design competition for a large trellis at upper quadrangle of NUS Bukit Timah Campus. The NUS Faculty of Law is planning to build a large trellis at the historical Bukit Timah Campus. NUS Office of Estate & Development asked the Faculty of Architecture, if our students could be involved into the design process and thereupon the idea was born to announce an official design competition for all students of landscape architecture at NUS.

The participating students were expected to propose suitable designs which reflect the Law School’s brand essence and at the same time meet the relevant authorties’ requirements for Addition & Alterations (A&A) pertaining to a location gazetted under conservation or preservation. The winning design shall be implemented in cooperation with a contractor chosen by the Office of Estate & Development.

1st prize: Toh Chong Ji
2nd prize: Tan Yi Wei
3rd prize: Shiela Carelnina Winata
3rd prize: Hoo Xin Yu

Winning entry by Toh Chong Ji

Architecture students Chew Chun Yen Colin and Kenneth Koh Qibao awarded first runners up at the Green Thumb Competition 2009.

Colin and Kenneth's winning entry

[ March 2009 ]

Architecture student Liew Kok Fong won a Mention at the AEEA International Competition for Students in Architecture 2008.

Kok Fong's winning design


Architecture PhD student Hafizur Rahaman has been awarded the Young CAADRIA Award 2009. The committee has studied Hafizur's submission on the base of: Clarity of Concept, Understanding of Context, Quality of Writing, Strength of Research in CV, and Applicability to the Wider Architectural Research. Hafizur have been selected on the basis of the merits of submission, contribution and relevance to CAADRIA and demonstrated depth of research interest.

[ January 2009 ]

Architecture students Tan Bing Hui and Tan Kok Ming's entry Fixabottle won the Special Merit Award in the Greenwave Environmental Care Project 2008. Organised by Sembawang Shipyard, this competition is in its sixth year and a total of 260 entries were received with close to 1000 participants.