Every year, the RIAI (Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland) present four awards to students of Architecture and students of Architectural Technology at the RIAI Student Awards 2018, during the RIAI Annual Conference.
SOPREMA, experts in waterproofing and insulation, were proud to sponsor this years ‘RIAI Rising Star in Architectural Technology’ which recognises a Third Year student of Architectural Technology who exemplifies academic excellence and dedication to the field of Architectural Technology in the national context of Architectural Technologists’ education. To win the award, recipients must have demonstrated a quality of performance, indicating that they are likely to continue to develop into a distinguished member of their profession.
The award was won by Cathal Devine (LyIT) who received a prize fund of €2,500.
Fahad Alotaibi (IT Carlow) was highly commended for this award category receiving a prize fund of €1,500 and Nabi Ghnewa (DIT) was commended receiving a prize fund of €1,000.
The awards were presented by Richard Crocker, Managing Director, SOPREMA IRELAND.