IIDA is pleased to announce its winners for the 2008 IIDA Student Sustainable Design Competition. Meghan Woodcock of the Savannah College of Art and Design was awarded the Best of Competition for her design Disaster Relief Transportable Schools. Meghan’s goal was to demonstrate that it is possible to create an entire educational facility interior that is reconfigurable, independent from its overall structure; easily, quickly and cost effectively located and relocated to a variety of sites and circumstances all while optimizing well-being and education.
Meghan Woodcock, Best of Competition Winner, Above: Support Center for Transportable School Environments for Disaster Relief
Meghan Woodcock, Best of Competition Winner, Above: Floor plan
Byounghwa Choi of the University of Bridgeport received an Award of Excellence for the design Smart Apartment. The Smart Apartment brings a solution to the problems of energy efficiency, telecommuting in the home office, security, entertainment, forming community, and automated recognition and control system, and all are incorporated from a sustainable design approach.
Byounghwa Choi, Award of Excellence, Above: Smart Apartment images
Byounghwa Choi, Award of Excellence, Smart Apartment floor plan
Diana Rodriguez, Student IIDA, of the Interior Designers Institute designed The Hub. The Hub was originally constructed as a warehouse in 1918 in Baltimore, Maryland. Rodriguez aimed to create a multi-purpose space that maximizes sustainability, functionality, public interest, as well as, delivering a tasteful aesthetic. The Hub is home to a coffee shop, bike station and telework center.
Diana Rodriguez, Student IIDA, Honorable Mention, floor plan and images of The Hub
Diana Rodriguez, Student IIDA, The Hub material choices