Faculty of Architecture graduates nominated for RIBA’s President's Medal 

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Metropolitan College's Faculty of Architecture, Engineering & the Built Environment provides the first and sole Architecture study programme successfully and unconditionally accredited for both Part 1 & Part 2 levels from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

Postgraduate student Vasilki Koulouridi and graduate student Alexis Augoustidis were nominated for President's Medals, the RIBA’s oldest awards which are regarded as the most prestigious prizes in architectural education globally. 

Vasilki Koulouridi, postgraduate student of MArch Architecture & Urbanism (RIBA PART II) programme, wrote her Thesis, under the guidance of her Tutors, Dr. Elena Douvlou and Dr. Fabiano Micocci, focusing on refugees' accomodation and on the design of public spaces as Catalysts for Integrated Communities. Her design proposals were both selected as nominees for President’s Medals Student Award and were published on RIBA's site. 

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Graduate student of BA (Hons) Architecture (RIBA part 1) study programme, Alexios Avgoustidis, wrote his dissertation, under the guidance of his Tutors A.Kourterides and M.Stefanidis. The concept focuses on the study of coherence in architectural synthesis proposes a multi-function building with a library, labs, and shops, situated between Acropolis and Plato’s Academy and serves as a link between the two. His proposal was also nominated for the President's Medals Student Award and was published on RIBA's website. 

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