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Royal Glasgow Institute announces winners of architectural drawing contest

These are the joint winners in the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts’ inaugural architectural drawing competition

The contest, which was open to all UK-based architects and students and backed by the Norma Frame Foundation, attracted 95 entries.

The £1,000 first prize was shared by second-year Stratchclyde University student Michal Supron for his ‘amazing’ Cathedral drawing and Niall Patterson, a third-year student at the University of Edinburgh for Emergence and Locomotion. The panel of judges included Elder & Cannon Architects co-founder Tom Elder, Gary Johnson of Gareth Hoskins and Professor Alan Dunlop. Dunlop said: ‘Hand drawing is a fundamental skill that architects need and this contest is aimed at getting the focus back on the drawing board.’

Full list of Prize Winners

First Prize: Joint award to: Cathedral by Michal Supron, and Emergence and Locomotion by Niall Patterson.

Runner up prizes:Redsands by Ross Anderson, who studied at The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and is currently working as a registered Architect with AAdf. Each runner-up receives £250.

Glasgow: As it was, as it is and as it might be by Anna Gibb who works with a small local practice in Aberdeen, but is currently working in Australia.

Glasgow: As it was, as it is and as it might be by Anna Gibb

Glasgow: As it was, as it is and as it might be by Anna Gibb

Untitled 1 by Laurence Wood, who is from Grangemouthand runs the White Paper Studio/ Urban Garden Studios


Untitled, Ross Anderson

Aberdeen, Robin Webster

Sketch Studies for Holiday House Design, Vas Piyasena

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