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The 3rd Annual IIDA Student Design Charette at NeoCon 2014 took place on Tuesday, June 10th. Featuring 10 teams, IIDA Student Members were faced with solving a design challenge within 6 hours, using only hand drafting and rendering. The teams then presented their design to a panel of judges that included Zurich Esposito, EVP of AIA Chicago; Scott Hierlinger, IIDA, LEED AP, ID+C; Tom Marquardt, Assoc IIDA, SBID; Felice Silverman, FIIDA, LEED AP, ID+C. Following their critique of the solutions, the judges selected the 1st and 2nd place winning teams.

Visit our Charette Gallery for more photos.

2014 Winners

1st Place Team

Hailee Harris, Student IIDA, Purdue University
Mary Bryan, Student IIDA, Maryville University
Yan Fei Li, Student IIDA, Columbia College Chicago
Janice (hei) Mok, Student IIDA, Rochester Institute of Technology
Nisha Patel, Student IIDA, Savannah College of Art and Design

2nd Place Team

Kelsey Kaplan, Student IIDA, California State University
Kim Boutwell, Student IIDA, Suffolk University
Sara Nation, Student IIDA, Illinois State University
Lindsey Pickle, Student IIDA, Harrington College of Design

People's Choice Award

Madison Montgomery, Student IIDA, Savannah College of Art and Design
Maria Lesko, Student IIDA, Maryville University
Mary Brandt, Student IIDA, University of Wisconsin
Amanda Hamberg, Student IIDA, Kendall College of Art and Design
Mary McNeil, Student IIDA, Illinois State University

Images from this year's event can be found in our online gallery.

For more information about next years competition, contact Lauren Haras at

A Special Thank You

Thank you to our Platinum Charette Sponsor Herman Miller and our Winner's Reception Sponsor DIRTT for their generosity:


A special thanks to our 2014 Charette Administrators, marquardt+ for their help in creating and overseeing this year’s event.



2013 Student Charette Video

Watch as we follow one team throughout their IIDA Student Charette journey!

For more information about the competition winners visit the Charette Webpage

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