Architecture student Steph Bolduc has won first prize in the student design category of the 2010 Ontario Wood Works Awards Program sponsored by the Canadian Wood Council. He beat out 50 other entries from seven competing schools.
Bolduc received $7,000 for his product, called Metric Wave, which uses computer-based design to create an adaptive multi-purpose bench. The bench can easily be modified to suit any location, such as waiting areas at airports, malls and hospitals, bars and restaurants, convention centres, and even someone’s home.
Carleton also benefits from Bolduc’s win. The Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism receives a $10,000 institutional award for supporting and encouraging his submission.