Published: April 28, 2020

Each spring, environmental design honors students defend their theses to their dedicated thesis committee. Afterward, the Honors Council meets and awards Latin honors at the levels of cum laude, magna cum laude or summa cum laude. 

Congratulations to the following students graduating with Latin honors.

Emily Roos, summa cum laude

"Afrofuturist" Architecture: The Promises and Pitfalls of Future Architectural Imaginations

Alec Stolz, summa cum laude

Eyes on Our Landscapes: Measuring Gentrifying Physical Features of Post-Industrial Landscape Architecture Projects

Danielle Brodrick, magna cum laude

Natural Genius: Approaches and Challenges to Applying Biomimetic Design Principles in Architecture

Constantine Chrisafis, magna cum laude

Urban Heat and Athens, Greece: How can a critical historic framework generate more effective implementation strategies for UHI mitigation?

Devin Costello, magna cum laude

Architecture as the Production of Interiority: A Comprehensive Tool to Understand Interiority in Architecture for an Evolving World

Logan Shipman, cum laude

Opportunity Through Affordable Housing

Drake Williams, cum laude

Disaster Relief Shelters for Hurrican Victims in Puerto Rico: An immediate and temporary design with a lasting impact for remote victims

Sebastian Elverskog, cum laude

Vernacular Desert Architecture and Contemporary Applications for a Changing American Southwest