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Apply for the 2015 Andy Kesteloo Memorial Student Project Award

 

 

Alison Anne Walker receiving her 2014 award, presented by Thomas Mueller, President and CEO of the CaGBC.

The application process is now open for the 2015 Andy Kesteloo Memorial Student Project Award, an annual award that recognizes an innovative student project that demonstrates leadership and creativity, and encourages sustainability in the planning, design, construction, maintenance and renovation of buildings.

The award is given to a second or third year undergraduate student project that:

  • Inspires or teaches others about sustainable building practices;
  • Demonstrates creative and innovative strategies that help lessen the impact of global warming and climate change through a student designed project;
  • Demonstrates the value of green designed buildings and the importance of systems thinking and other related technologies that contribute to sustainability; and
  • Demonstrates steps to conserve natural resources and promotes the use of renewable energy to help protect ecosystems and the inhabitants that live there.

The Award

  • $2,000 cash;
  • Free conference pass for the CaGBC's National Conference, Building Lasting Change 2015 taking place in Vancouver;
  • All accommodations and transportation costs to/from the conference covered; and
  • $100 for expenses.

In addition, the instructor of the winning project will be provided free entry to Building Lasting Change 2015, as well as any associated academic events taking place at the time.

Applications are due by April 27, 2015. Please note that students must be willing to have their project highlighted at CaGBC's national conference. Further information, including eligibility criteria and an application form can be found on our website.

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