For this year's challenge, students created pendant lamps. The team of Claude Luo, Francois Savignac, Juno Zhu, and Xiaofan Hu took first place for "Lotus."

Associate professor Tim Portlock and alumni Margaret Keller and William Morris are among the 10 recipients of 2019 Artist Fellowships from the Regional Arts Commission. Each recipient receives a $20,000 award.

For Xiaohua Fei, earning a Master of Architecture from Washington University allowed him to take the next step in his career—founding his own firm.

+StL: Growing an Urban Mosaic, an urban and landscape proposal for St. Louis by [dhd] derek hoeferlin design, OBJECT TERRITORIES, and TLS Landscape Architecture, has won an AIA New York 2019 Honor Award in Urban Design.

Douglas Farr, founding principal and president of Farr Associates, will deliver the kickoff lecture for the Sustainable Urbanism Masterclass on February 22.