2012 William Turnbull Competition Winners Announced!

The Drylands Design jury met Friday, January 13, and reviewed over 200 entries at Woodbury University in Burbank, California. After much consideration, they selected 9 awards:

Student Merit Award $1250

#T271 Chau Nguyen

Student Honor Merit Award $2500
#T159 Rebecca Lederer

Professional Merit Award $1250
#T097 Geeti Silwal

Professional Honor Merit Award $2500
#T020 Tom Kosbau

In addition to the William Turnbull Prizes, the Arid Lands Institute at Woodbury University awarded research grants of $10,000 each to 5 projects. Research awards will be used to advance each proposal technically, and to develop public policy tools, between January and March 2012. Award-winners will be paired with policy mentors and technical advisors from multiple disciplines. In March, award-winners will present their design research and the policy implications they suggest at ALI’s International Drylands Design Conference (March 22-24, 2012).

Research Award Winners: $10,000 each

#T178 Meghan Storm
#T016 Gini Lee
#T249 Robert Lamb, AIA
#T161 Laurel McSherry
#T218 Ye Hua

We greatly appreciate the efforts put into all of the submissions and hope that you will continue to advocate on behalf of design as a crucial aspect in addressing water issues. Thank you again for helping to make this competition a resounding success.