Welcome to our 2019 Summer Scholars

We are excited to welcome our seventeenth class of summer scholars. This year more than 80 student designers from 7 different countries and 20 different universities applied for this summer experience. Through a juried selection process, Hanbury selected the following talent:  

Aayush Das AnatAayush Das Anat is a rising fifth year student anticipating a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Virginia Tech in 2020. At the University, he assists with creating the A.R.E. training videos and designing competition boards for AIA and IAA events. Aayush was a finalist in AIA’s KRob Architectural Delineation National Professional and Student competition. He has worked and studied in India, Switzerland, and Mexico.

Ariana AreniusAriana Arenius is a rising fourth year student anticipating a bachelor’s degree in architecture from the University of Virginia (aka College Basketball National Champions!) in 2020. During the fall semester for her teaching assistantship, Ariana led first-year architecture students in discussions regarding art media. She currently serves as UVA’s AIAS President and is a staff writer for Virginia Architecture Magazine.

Tianci LiangTianci Liang is a candidate for a Master of Architecture degree, 2020, at the University of Michigan. He received a Bachelor of Architecture from Hefei University of Technology in China, where Tianci served as Vice President of his class. His professional experience includes work for Tongji Architectural Design Group, and he has conducted research for the National Students’ Innovation and Entrepreneurship Training Program.

Pedro RodriguezPedro Rodriguez is a candidate for a Master of Architecture degree, 2020, at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He received a Bachelor of Arts, with honors, from the University of Rochester. He is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society and AIAS. In 2018, Pedro won 3rd Prize for his design entered in the ACSA Student Steel Competition. His professional experience includes work for DesignLAB at UNCC and Wolfe Architecture PLLC in Rochester, NY.

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