Laura Hastings is an BA (Hons) Architecture Graduate from Birmingham School of Architecture & Design. Her passion for architecture developed as a result of her love for creating, making and designing.
Awards & Mentions
2021- KooZA/rch Interview Featuring Laura’s Heirs of Time Thesis Project. Read the interview here.
2021- Oscar Naddermier Medal. Awarded for Laura’s final year undergraduate critical study essay on Berlin’s memorialisation and its political influence.
2021- First Prize: RIBA West Midlands Drawing Prize. Awarded for Laura’s thesis project: Heirs of Time.
2021- Birmingham & Five Counties Architectural Association Green Book Award. Awarded for Laura’s thesis project: Heirs of Time.
2021- Birmingham Architectural Association Prize BA (Hons) Architecture. Awarded for Laura’s portfolio associated with her thesis project: Heirs of Time.
2021- Dezeen Feature “Birmingham City University spotlights 17 architecture and design projects.” Read the Dezeen article here.
2021- Undergraduate work was showcased across printed and digital billboards in Birmingham as part of the 2021 Inspired Festival.
2021- Creating Online Communities with Architecture Families, Birmingham City Blog Post. Read the blog post here. Architecture Families was set up as a student let initiative to develop student peer networks during the pandemic with potential for future growth.
2021- Student Voice Blog Post for Birmingham City University. Read the blog post here.
2018/19- Concerns, Birmingham School of Architecture & Design. Read it here.
2019 – L4 (First Year) BA (Hons) Architecture Niyaa People Award BSoAD
2017- Business Enterprise Award (Walsall Academy Presentation Evening)
2017- A Level Design & Technology Award (Walsall Academy Presentation Evening)
2016- GCSE Physics Award (Walsall Academy Presentation Evening)