Advancing the Education of Young Architecture Graduates through Foreign Travel-Study

2016 Competition Winner Announced!

The recipient Kyat M. Chin was born in Burma and moved to California when he was young. He attended high school and community college in Northern California before transferring to Cal Poly Pomona in 2010. This past spring, he graduated from Cal Poly Pomona with a BARCH. In addition to being awarded the Cavin Traveling Fellowship this year, Kyat was also the recipient of the 2015 L.T. Shanks Traveling Scholarship where he studied unplanned urbanism in Brasilia, Brasil. Since 2011 he has worked for Michael Rotondi at Roto Architecture in Los Angeles. Kyat’s travel proposal for this year’s Cavin Fellowship will take him to Europe to study the impact of walls and fortifications in historic town centers and cities.



You can follow Kyat’s travel and research here: www.thecitywalls.tumblr.com




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