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Landscape architecture student wins $25000 scholarship

on Friday,September 25,2009 20:09

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David Malda, an architecture student at the University of Virginia, has won the Landscape Architecture Foundations National Olmsted Scholarship for 2009.

The winner of the two-year-old scholarship is chosen from a pool of candidates nominated by their landscape architecture program, as someone who "exemplifies leadership in sustainable design and planning," says the LAF.

Malda, finishing dual master''s degrees in both architecture and landscape architecture, is focusing his talents on urban communities – something he hopes to continue in the future. "After school, I am interested in working on these kinds of infrastructural landscapes, both as an architect and landscape architect," he says.

In addition to $25,000 toward his education, Malda also garnered high praise from the University of Virginia School of Architecture faculty who believe that he "exemplifies the best of our dual-design students," in his nomination letter.

The Olmsted scholarship aims to increase the profile of the profession, and excite those architectural students pursuing a career in landscape architecture as well. Information on how to become a candidate is available on the LAF website.

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