Alvin Oei Awarded Denhart Family Sustainability Prize

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February 8, 2017

Environmental + Designmatters Concentration student Alvin Oei has been awarded a Denhart Prize.

This prize is given to 3 outstanding student projects each year that address sustainability while also advancing art and design, and which have the potential to influence other students, education and professional practice.

1st Prize $15,000/ Alvin Oei, The Healing Tree: An immersive environmental design project to reduce patient stress and optimize healing within a pediatric burn clinic in Chile. The carefully coordinated system of spaces and graphics and culturally based characters and storybooks help mitigate children’s fears during treatment.

Visit the Safe Ninos Development Seminar page to learn more about the Healing Tree project.