The partnership between the RIBA and the Wren Insurance Association was established in 2013 to reward excellence in architectural education and support outstanding students as they embark on a career in architecture.
Alongside the financial reward, the Scholarship entitles the five recipients to receive mentoring from one of the constituent architecture firms at the Wren, offering them a unique opportunity to learn from some of the leading practices in the field.
Anna Malicka is currently studying on the University’s Master of Architecture (MArch)(RIBA Pt II) programme. The project she had been working on in the first year of her studies under the guidance of her tutors, Nasser Golzari and Yara Sharif, was an important part of the portfolio she had to submit as part of the application process.
The design project (pictured below) explored the city of Jericho in Palestine, located on the shores of the Dead Sea. Jericho is known for being one of the oldest cities on earth and the lowest point below sea level in the world, yet it is entrapped with boundaries and borderlines with limited access to natural resources.