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18 Sep 2015

Architecture and Interior Design success stories

Summer 2015 was an eventful time for Ravensbourne Architecture and Interior Design Environment Architectures students.


The South East London Society of Architects RIBA Chapter

Several Ravensbourne students have recently been recognised for their talent and achievements. 

SELSA RIBA Awards 2015

The award for Best Architectural Project was given to Larisa Tsydenova (Architecture, Level 3). Reflecting on her achievements Larisa said; “I feel very honoured to receive such a high endorsement from architects that represent London and UK creative industries.”

The Highly Commended Award went to: 

  • Sakib Hasan
  • Fohel Ali
  • Christianne Saitine

Judges commented that this year the standard was unusually high, and as a result awarded one additional highly commended accolade.


NEWH Hotel Awards 2015

Level 3 Architecture student, Tom Hobbs, was awarded a £1,500 cash bursary for his third year of studies at Ravensbourne and invited to take part in two industry shows.  

The judging panel included:

  • Charles Leon - Leon Black 
  • Jane Wickings - McKinley Arthur Consulting
  • Shirley Jenkins - Fileturn 
  • Nat Coalson - Nat Coalson Ltd
  • Caroline Banks - CB Art & Communication 

NEWH Hotel Awards 2015

Winner: RIBA London small project of the year 2015 & Regional RIBA Award

Dallas Pierce Quintero Architects, who are based in house within IDEAs and Architecture, have been awarded the RIBA 2015 prize for best new house design under £500,000 and best emerging practice in London. Former Ravensbourne student Carlos Dallas is one of the company’s founding members. The winning project is a home without a sense of overlooking that still protects the daylight enjoyed by neighbours. The house is almost entirely open-plan and its materials were chosen for their resonance with the site.

Dallas Pierce Quintero Architects


Berlin study tour

In April 2015 Architecture and IDEAs Level 3 students organised a study tour to Berlin. The students visited the Embassy of the Netherlands, where they were given an exclusive tour.

Berlin Study Tour 2015

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