QUB students win international design competition

An inter-disciplinary student team from SPACE in QUB has won the Innovation Prize in The SurvelaSURGE International Student Design Competition. Year-out Architecture students James Grieve, Jamie Agnew and Sean McCann, collaborated with Urban Planning student David Power and Civil Engineering student Ray Kinnaird for their award-winning submission.  The competition sought innovative and sustainable ideas that would aid the future regeneration and redevelopment of the Suvela district in Helsinki, Finland. As part of the competition, the team presented their winning entry at the 2011 Helsinki World Sustainable Building Conference. Further information can be found here:  http://www.sb11.org/sb11-helsinki/competition.html