Monday, December 17, 2018

Congratulations to the team of Srushti Nehete and Shannon Fitzgerald, two Master of Architecture students who were recently awarded 2nd Place in the 2018 Chicago Women in Architecture Scholarship, which is presented annually to female students in their last year of studies in recognition of an outstanding Design Studio Project. Students from all accredited architecture programs in the state of Illinois are eligible to apply.

Srushti and Shannon’s winning project, The Showcase Building, was completed in Professor Scott Murray’s studio during the 2018 spring semester, for which they also won 1st Place in the School of Architecture’s Graduate Studio Design Excellence Awards.

More information about the Scholarship and the winning projects can be found at:

Chicago Women in Architecture is a not-for-profit, volunteer organization that exists as a forum for women in Architecture and related professions. Every year, CWA organizes educational, professional, and social networking events, a lecture series in connection with the Art and Design Society of the Art Institute of Chicago and Museum of Contemporary Art, and an annual scholarship awarded to an architecture student in her last year of study. CWA membership includes architects, designers, planners, engineers, educators, landscape architects, students and many other professionals whose careers parallel the field of architecture.