Southside Hereford University Design Challenge 2022 - Winners announced

Tuesday, August 02, 2022

TDCA were honoured to sponsor this valuable and relevant initiative once again. The Timber Development UK University Design Challenge is a student competition based on a live project to design a net zero community centre, showcasing timber construction and meeting Passivhaus Standard.

The competition brought together interdisciplinary groups of students from universities the length and breadth of the UK – from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen to the University of Portsmouth.

The winners were announced on 22 July, at a live two-day event at the New Model Institute for Technology and Engineering (NMITE). We congratulate the 4 winning teams and all who entered the challenge, the organisers and the judges who deliberated over the entries.

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This was a great opportunity for TDCA to be part of the conversation with built environment professionals of the future – exploring the possibilities of timber decking and cladding materials and techniques.


Congratulations to the overall winning team (Wye not wood) : Alice Senior (University of Portsmouth), Malwina Bartoszewicz (Edinburgh Napier University), Johanna Schwarting (Swansea University), Kyle Henderson (Robert Gordon University), Daniela Lopez (University of Gloucestershire), Ali Uddin (University of Edinburgh), and Deepak Sadhwani (Cardiff University).

Watch the video to see a summary of the competition goals and interviews with the winners and judges.

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View the highlights

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