Two graduate students from AUC's Department of Architecture have won internationally renowned awards for their work.
Heba ElSawy won first prize from the International Union of Architects for her design "Anthro-architecture: The Mountains of Mansheyat Nasser." The prize was awarded "for the originality of the choice of place, program and design process and for its artistic and poetic dimension."
More information on this award and ElSawy's project can be found here: http://www.uia-architectes.org/en/participer/concours/10817#.Wce2LtKCwdW
Nada Nafeh was awarded the Lafarge Holcim third place Next Generation award for her design of an "(In)formal language pattern" to improve the conditions of Cairo's impoverished informal neighborhoods.
More information on this award and Nafeh's project can be found here: https://www.lafargeholcim-foundation.org/projects/informal-pattern-language