NOMAS members win Design for Habitat Competition


Some member of the National Organization of Minority Architect Students, FIU Chapter won the Design for Habitat: Homes of Greater Miami Competition.

The competition was created for Habitat Young Professionals of Greater Miami in collaboration with the students of the University of Miami – School of Architecture. Student applicants were challenged to design a sustainable, single-family home with an innovative yet affordable design. The first-prize winner was a group of students from FIU’s College of Architecture + The Arts:

Group #9270:
Laine Simpson
Ebehi Ijewere
Valeria Fossi
Daniel Rodriguez

The students – all of them being 3rd-year Accelerated Masters students – were recognized by the Homes of Greater Miami Coordination Committe and were able to present their work to Habitat for Greater Miami. They also won an award of $750.

The image featured is provided by NOMAS-FIU, and includes (from left to right) Daniel Rodriguez, Valeria Fossi, Laine Simpson, Ebehi Ijewere.

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