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The following pieces of research have been shortlisted in the 2012 Royal Institute of British Architects’ (RIBA) awards:

RIBA President's Awards for Outstanding Master's Degree Thesis

  • Silviya Ilieva: Living Architecture: An Experiment in Biomimicry. Tutor Richard Difford.

RIBA President's Award for Outstanding PhD Thesis

  • Jon Goodbun: The Architecture of the Extended Mind: Towards a Critical Urban Ecology. Supervisor Murray Fraser.

RIBA President's Award for Outstanding University-located Research

  • James Madge: Sabbioneta Cryptic City.

For more information on the RIBA President's Awards for Research 2012 visit

Westminster students and staff have an outstanding previous record in the RIBA awards. For more information see

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