At the beginning of the fall semester, the University of Arizona's Landscape Architecture program reached out to us for student involvement in the Southwest (SW) Renewable Energy Student Ideas Competition. The goal of the student competition was "to foster a transformation in renewable energy technologies that deliver global climate goals along with a tangible local value, emphasizing the importance of place-based design with building clean energy at scale."
As a result, three of our fourth-year landscape architecture students placed highly in the competition! This included first and second place along with an honorable mention. Below are those award details and submissions. The first and second-place students have also been invited to give a brief presentation of their idea at the upcoming Regional Workshop on Monday, January 9th.
Congratulations on these amazing student accomplishments!
First Place: Christopher Saldana-Garcia
Second Place: Karla Nicole Opiniano
Honorable Mention: Brenden Berry