Welcome to our 2018 Summer Scholars

We are excited to welcome our sixteenth class of summer scholars. This year over 50 student designers from 5 different countries and 17 different universities applied for this summer experience. Through a juried selection process, Hanbury selected the following talent:  

Julia CostaJulia Costa is a bachelor’s of architecture candidate, 2020, from Virginia Tech. At the University, she serves as the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) President and Ambassador of the College of Architecture and Urban Studies. In 2017, Julia studied the fashion industry in London, Paris, Florence, and Rome. She has also designed and constructed her own clothing. Her experience includes an internship at InterArch. 

Mike FarkasMichael (Mike) Farkas is a candidate for a bachelor’s of architecture degree, 2020, from Virginia Tech. He is a member of SCOPE (Student Coalition Organizing Progressive Engagement), The Big Event at Virginia Tech and does Architectural and Landscape photography. Mike was a finalist in Virginia Tech's Third-year Architecture Competition. 

Jon WarnerJonathan (Jon) Warner is a bachelor’s of arts in architecture candidate, 2018, from UNC Charlotte. Jonathan has studied architecture abroad in Seoul and in Rome. His portfolio includes a collaborative project called Effervesce, which won the AIA Small Project Design award. The project was recognized nationally as one that evokes memory of the lives lost at the Pulse nightclub shooting. Jonathan serves as UNC Charlotte’s AIAS Historian. His past experience includes an internship with SILO AR+D and assisting the School of Architecture at UNC Charlotte with research in computational relationships in robotics and digital fabrication related to architecture.

Claire ShueClaire Shue is a candidate for a bachelor’s of architecture degree, 2019, from UNC Charlotte. Her professional experience includes assisting students and faculty in material and digital fabrication as a fabrication technician at UNC Charlotte and working as an intern for 505 Design and Smith Sinnett Architecture. Claire was also a part of the collaborative project entitled Effervesce, which won the AIA Small Project Design award. She serves as AIAS Vice President and Web-master at UNC Charlotte.

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