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    IIT Landscape Architecture Studio Wins National EPA Campus Rainworks Award

    Landscape Architecture Studio “Urban Water” won 1st place in the National EPA Campus Rainworks Competition. The competition was aimed at generating innovative campus design interventions to address urban stormwater. The studio, taught by Studio Assistant Professor Mary Pat Mattson, was comprised of landscape architecture and architecture students, and collaborated with students from civil and environmental engineering, guided by Dr. Paul Anderson, an associate professor of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, to develop the submission. The team used the competition to test design and engineering ideas for managing storm water as a key sustainability goal for the campus. First prize winners will receive a $2,500 cash award and $11,000 for faculty research on green infrastructure.