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Department of Architecture Students Win 2018 National Religious Architecture Student Design Award


Posted 11/29/2018
Category: Accolades

Department of Architecture Design-Build Students Receive 2018 Religious Art & Architecture Student Work Award from Faith & Form Journal. 

(Published - Vol. LI, NO 4, ISSN 00147001, See Attached)

 

Building as Prayer: Campus Sukkah

This project explores the connection between design, making, and prayer in the design and construction of a campus sukkah by architecture students, working in collaboration with the campus Hillel Jewish student organization.

Jury Comments:

The process of design and construction of this sukkah is modeled on prayer. This college-community project brought people of different faiths together, and the act of building was a very important part of the project: prayer in the context of community, and community amid the context of prayer, which is the essence of Hillel.

 

Designers:

Department of Architecture Students

Associate Professor Theodore Sawruk (Faculty Advisor),

Assistant Professor Rebeccah Tuscano-Moss (Faculty Advisor),

Jason Hegenauer and Nicholas Fucci (Graduate Assistants)

Jason Oruch, University of Hartford Hillel Club (Client)

Documents

Journal Article
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