June 22, 2012
James Walsh, a rising senior in NYU’s College of Arts and Science, has been awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the Thornton Tomasetti Foundation, which recognizes engineering and architecture students who display extraordinary achievement in engineering, design, and technology.
Walsh, an art history major who is a student in the College’s Urban Design and Architecture Studies program, has focused on commercial and institutional design, preservation, and mid-20th century architecture, with a specific emphasis on Brutalist architecture, which flourished from the 1950s to the mid-1970s. His coursework has included a range of classes in architecture and urban planning, from the history of New York’s grid to historic preservation and sustainable public spaces.
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