Second Year Students in the Interior Design Studio IV (IRN 400) found a resounding victory in this year’s CSC Design Challenge, taking all 5 places in the competition. The 2019 CSC Design Challenge focused on repurposing 1655 Dupont Street, in the Junction Triangle Area, for hospitality. Students were evaluated based on completion, use of the building, site, material, and overall graphic, written and specification. Once the submissions were evaluated, students were invited to the Awards Night. Below are the award-winning groups of students, their studio instructors, and their project title:

First Place

'1x1 Hostel and Hub' by Nora Alkeyat, Daniela Figueroa-Bautista, Paul Lee and Sydney Smeets​
Studio Instructor - Jhyling Lee 

Second Place

'Merkato' by Mara Caza Tapia, Laura Trinchini and Jessy Trinh​
Studio Instructor - Jhyling Lee 

Third Place

'The Mess Hall' by Willow Barker Jones, Robin Grundy, Owen Moore and Elham Morshedi​
Studio Instructor - Jhyling Lee 

Fourth Place

‘Skalen' by Kristin Jensen, Kristen Romano, Lindsay Spafford and Nehaa Rahman
Studio Instructor - Cathering Dowling

Fifth Place

‘Opukto’ by  Eden Steenbakkers Lucuik, Isabelle Yi and Danielle Spiegelman.
Studio Instructor - Joanne Lam


Congratulations again to the winners of the 2019 CSC Design Challenge!


RSID Takes over the 2019 CSC Design Challenge
Students win all 5 places in this Year’s CSC Design Challenge with their Junction Yard proposals.