Samantha Eby wins 2020 Prix de Rome in Architecture for Emerging Practitioners

Recognition

An alumnus of Waterloo Architecture was recently announced as the winner of a prestigious award through the Canada Council for the Arts.

Samantha Eby (BAS ’14), who works as an architectural designer at Batay-Csorba Architects in Toronto, is the recipient of the 2020 Prix de Rome in Architecture for Emerging Practitioners.

The prize is awarded annually to a recent graduate of a Canadian architectural school – Eby went on to earn a master’s degree at the University of Toronto in 2018 – who has demonstrated exceptional potential in contemporary architectural design.

It comes with $34,000 to visit architectural buildings and do an internship with a firm anywhere in the world.