Class of 2023

Alejandro Saldarriaga Rubio MArch ’23 Nominated for MCHAP Emerge Prize

Alejandro Saldarriaga Rubio MArch ’23 has been nominated for the fifth cycle of the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize for Emerging Practices (MCHAP EMERGE). The Prize was founded by the IIT in Chicago and it is a biennial award for outstanding built works architectural works of the 21st century in North, South, and Central America. Saldarriaga was nominated with his firm, Alsar-Atelier, on the project titled Alhambra’s Cross, a mid-pandemic outdoor chapel made with repurposed scaffolding. The project was done in collaboration with German Bahamon and the Colombian Society of architects.

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posted March, 2024

Marina DeFrates MArch ’23 Selected as 2023 U.S. Digital Corps Fellow

Marina DeFrates MArch ’23 has been selected as part of the second cohort of the U.S. Digital Corps supporting key priorities of the Biden-Harris Administration. Marina will spend the next two years working at the General Services Administration (GSA) supporting ideas from federal employees about how technology can improve customer experience as part of the 10x program. Marina was one of 48 Fellows selected from an extremely competitive applicant pool of over 1,355 applicants from across the country. Learn more about Marina and her work.

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posted November, 2023