The Alastair Swayn Foundation is excited to announce the winners of the first round of grants for 2022!
This year saw the Foundation introduce its new grants program, awarding Design Strategy and Design Thinking grants to innovative research projects that will advance design in Australia.
DESIGN STRATEGY WINNERS
‘Project Home’ | by Ian Strange in collaboration with OFFICE
‘Lived-in: a Post-Occupancy Evaluation of St Albans Housing’ | by NMBW Architecture Studio
‘Designed 4 Recycle – Rethinking Recycled Plastic use in Architecture and Design Applications’ | by Nancy Sporkin of Grieve Gillett Andersen
‘Pathways towards inclusion; First Nations’ Principles (Sharing, Making and Kinship in Australian Workplace) | by Michaela Patel Coe
‘Phycoforms: Building the Future with Seaweed’ | by Shimroth Thomas
DESIGN THINKING WINNERS
‘Developing Spatial Design Know-How with and for Young People Living in Out-of-Home Residential Care’| by Dr Suzie Attiwill of RMIT
‘StorySpace: an Approach to Design Education and Advocacy for Children and Adults’ | by Pia Ednie-Brown and Marika Neustupny
‘Rural Design: Queensland Perspectives and Practices’ | By Dr Linda Carroli