The LGS Summit was extremely successful and involved over 50 students from CEPT University in Ahmedabad, the FAU of the University of São Paulo and Westminster’s School of Architecture and Cities. They discussed thematic areas of green design, adaptation and resilience for one week in a series of site visits, design workshops, seminars, roundtable discussions and presentations.
The Summit also included a digital exhibition of students’ design and research projects from partner universities, based on issues concerning the environment and climate, of which the best were awarded prizes.
Salome Berechikidze won first place on the Research category for her thesis project ‘Spatial Mapping of Thermal Comfort’, in collaboration with independent design consultancy firm Chapman BDSP.
Minh Van was commended on the Research category for his thesis project ‘Understanding Indoor Pollutants in Mixed-Mode Space through Sensing and Experimentation’, in collaboration with engineering and design group Arup.
Daniel Buban won second place on the Design category for his thesis project ‘15-16: Sustainable Railway Architecture for Cameroon’.