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Winners of 26th Annual Student Design Competition in collaboration with SketchUp

Updated: Aug 6, 2021

Architecture Display from First Place Winner Jolene Hackney's project "Pick Your Path.""

Hollywood, Fla. (December 9, 2020) – The Planning and Visual Education Partnership (PAVE) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 PAVE Student Design Competition in collaboration with SketchUp. This annual competition is geared toward college-level students involved in retail planning, visual merchandising, and branding programs.

The competition’s design challenge provides an excellent opportunity for students to obtain real-life retail design experience. Prizes included grants to the students, SketchUp Pro software licenses and winning students may even see their designs come to life. The competition was open to undergraduate students only, with participants representing 30 countries.

For the first time, judging took place virtually from November 19th through December 8th. Judging the 2020 competition were representatives from the SketchUp team as well as Retail Design professionals including past Student Design Competition winners, PAVE Rising Stars and members of the PAVE Board.

“PAVE was fortunate this year through the sponsorship of SketchUp and Trimble to continue our Student Design Competition and we are excited to announce the winners. We want to thank all the design students and colleges from around the world who participated, we appreciate all the hard work you put into your submissions. Congratulations to all of you!” said Cindi Kato, Vice President, Global Retail Business Development Director at CallisonRTKL and PAVE President.

Congratulations to the following PAVE 2020 Student Design Competition Winners:

· 1st Place - $3,000 – Jolean Hackney, Missouri State University

· 2nd Place - $2,000 – Fanny Hilyatunnisa & Azizah Rigma Arum Pawestri, Universitas Gadjah Mada

· 3rd Place - $1,000 – Julia De Brocq, Appalachian State University

· Honorable Mention $500 – Ielyzaveta Ignatyeva, Fashion Institute of Technology

View all the winning projects here.

About PAVE,

Founded in 1992, the Planning and Visual Education Partnership's (PAVE) objective is to encourage students to study in the field of retail design and planning and visual merchandising. Additionally, PAVE seeks to encourage retail management, store planners, visual merchandisers, architects, and manufacturers to interact with and support design students. These objectives are accomplished through competitions, projects, seminars, workshops, and grants and scholarships funded by the annual Gala and other fundraising activities. PAVE is a 501(c)(3) educational foundation.

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