Washington, DC – October 9, 2020 – The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) is proud to announce the winners of the 2020 In Studio Model competition in conjunction with Modular Building Institute (MBI), an the international non-profit trade association serving modular construction.
AIAS members were asked to share their models that showcase commercial modular construction. This competition was open to all years and skill sets. Interested in learning more about modular construction? Visit our In Studio: Model homepage and scroll down to the ‘What is Modular Construction?’ section.
FIRST PLACE | $500
University of Arizona @samowenarc
SECOND PLACE | $250
University of Pittsburgh @risasdoods
THIRD PLACE | $100
El Paso Community College @marsh821
ABOUT THE AIAS
The American Institute of Architecture Students is a non-profit, student-run organization dedicated to programs, information and resources on issues critical to architecture and the experience of education. For more information, visit www.aias.org or call (202)-808-0075.
ABOUT THE MODULAR BUILDING INSTITUTE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION
Founded in 1983, the Modular Building Institute (MBI) is the international non-profit trade association serving modular construction. Members are manufacturers, contractors, and dealers in two distinct segments of the industry – permanent modular construction (PMC) and relocatable buildings (RB). MBI strives to keep up with the latest trends of the modular/offsite construction industry and has expanded its membership over the years to include architects, owner/developers, and general contractors.
The mission of the MBI Educational Foundation is to expand opportunities, increase awareness, and foster growth in the commercial modular construction industry by supporting research and development, providing scholarships for students, and developing partnerships and alliances with complementary organizations.