Ms. Audrey St-Pierre, winner of the 2020 master’s grant from the Sid Lee Architecture Fund of the UNESCO Chair in Urban Landscape of the University of Montreal (CUPUM)

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The UNESCO Chair in Urban Landscape (CUPUM) is pleased to announce the recipient of the Master’s Award for the 2019-2020 competition of the Sid Lee Architecture Fund. The recipient is Ms. Audrey St-Pierre, a master’s student in architecture at the School of Architecture of the Faculty of Environmental Design.

The grant’s awarding jury, composed of Professor Sylvain Paquette, the Dean of the Faculty of Environmental Design Raphaël Fischler, a representative/observer of Sid Lee Architecture and the holder of the UNESCO Chair in Urban Landscape Philippe Poullaouec-Gonidec, recognized the quality of all the applications submitted for this scholarship open to students enrolled in graduate programs in the Faculty of Environmental Design at the University of Montreal.

In addition to Ms. Audrey St-Pierre’s excellent academic performance, the members of the jury recognized the quality of her reflection on “Road Infrastructure and Urban Well-being”, which is highly relevant to the scientific mission of the UNESCO Chair in Urban Landscape.

We wish Mrs Audrey St-Pierre success in the completion of her postgraduate studies!

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The UNESCO Chair in Urban Landscape offers four (4) graduate grants each year for thesis or dissertation topics related to the scientific mission of the Chair. The objectives of this grants program are to :

– Support graduate students in the Faculty of Environmental Design who are interested in the mission of the UNESCO Chair and associated UNESCO programs;

– Encourage and stimulate research/action/creation through CUPUM’s international cooperation network;

– Promote intercultural and interdisciplinary dialogue between the regions of the world on the future of cities.