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Faizan Javed wins RIBA Norman Foster Scholarship

Faizan Jawed Siddiqui, final year student of Rizvi College of Architecture has been awarded the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Norman Foster Traveling Scholarship.

He had submitted his proposal for a study of public transportation systems and facilities in different countries.The internationally acclaimed British architect Norman Foster wrote that although RIBA had received a large number of high quality submissions from world over Faizan’s proposal was found to be outstanding and a worthy winner of 6000 pound sterling traveling scholarship.

Faizan is preparing to submit his final year design dissertation in May and then he plans to travel around the world as per the proposal.

He would give a presentation on the issues in London in late 2008 or early 2009 at the conclusion of the traveling scholarship.

~ AKHTAR


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