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Architecture and the Built Environment students celebrate their achievement at awards ceremony

19 February 2014

Westminster’s Achievement Award Presentation for the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment took place on Wednesday 5 February 2014.

Achievement awards are funded by the Scholarships Office and are the University’s way of rewarding and encouraging excellence and progression within the University.

The students nominated had achieved some of the highest overall average marks in their year of study. Each recipient was presented with a certificate and a cheque for £1,000 by Kate Heron, Head of Architecture, at the event organised by the Faculty.

The evening included a general knowledge quiz and drinks reception so the award winners could celebrate their success with their guests and tutors.

Our successful prize winners were:


Daniel Phillips, Coyan Cardenas, Luc Sanciaume, Marco Catena, Sara Narramore, Stacey Barry, Laura Dansone, Sear Nee Ng, Andreea-Lau Nica, Matthew Grand


Owen Connolly, William Bracken, Thomas Everall, James Shiner, Michael Enright, Matthew Friskey


Jennifer Kreil, Gabriel Wechsler, Alexander Macaulay, Steve Hobbs, Daniel Yamin- Joseph, Simon Levinson


Aishath Shareef, Salman Raza, Jana Ruckser, Petko Georgiev

We also congratulated the winners of the JCDecaux prize for the best Planning Project on the Postgraduate Urban Design Course. This prize was awarded to Alan Bain, Jackie Longman, Lorika Hisari and Tom Buttrick by Kate Holden who is an alumna of ours and a company planner at JCDceaux, for their project entitled ‘The Westway Activity Tracks - A socially inclusive, free-to-access network of multi-level activity tracks and walkways that reconnect urban areas severed by the Westway’.

A selection of images from the event

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