Students receive awards for University Auditorium renovation proposals

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Students receive awards for University Auditorium renovation proposals

May 15, 2013

Students in Architecture Professor Chuck Lagreco’s Topic Design Studio received awards for their proposals to renovate USC's Grace Ford Salvatori (GFS) Auditorium. 

 

The students participated in a one-week charrette to study ways to reconsider the auditorium space using current technologies furnishings and structural changes to the space.

 

There were four cash awards ranging from a first place $2000 check to $500 honorable mentions, for a total of $4,500.

 

  • First Place ($2,000) - Calvin Lee
  • Second Place ($1,500) - Sam Rampy
  • Honorable Mention ($500) - Tutti Hasadin
  • Honorable Mention ($500) - Brian Ramirez

 

Prizes were awarded by USC Technology Services in conjunction with Professor Joseph Cevetello, director of learning environments, information technology services.

 

In addition, all students involved were given the opportunity to participate in a summer internship experience at Steinberg Architects, the firm that was awarded the actual job to renovate the GFS 106 Auditorium over the summer.

Calvin Lee