M.Arch project in international competition! Vote now!

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Troy Geyer’s Masters Thesis project of May 2013, “SURGE: [RE]solving the riparian edge” is in the running for the ISARCH Award, an international student award that aims to provide a platform for debate surrounding the architecture solutions students contribute within the framework of their university studies.

The results of the competition will be determined by how many votes each project receives. To vote for the project “SURGE” please visit:


Earlier this fall, Troy represented the School and the Spancrete Studio during the Precast Concrete Institute Convention and National Bridge Conference in Grapevine, Texas, where he presented “SURGE”. Posters from this project were on display the entire duration of the conference. The project uses an innovative diagrid structural system, and was developed as part of the 2013 Spancrete Studio directed by Prof Gil Snyder. The research was developed as a vertical team of students including Jill Schutts, MArch2013, Dustin Roosa, MArch 2014, and Joe Miletta, MArch 2014. Geyer received a grant from the PCI Foundation to fund his travel and presentation in Texas. His thesis committee members were Prof. Matt Jarosz and Clinton Krell, Professional Engineer with Spancrete, along with Committee Chair Snyder.

For the complete presentation of Troy’s thesis, and photos from the PCI Convention, please visit the

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