A focus on the ordinary has led to an extraordinary achievement for University of Tasmania graduand Georgia Woodward.
Miss Woodward will graduate top of her class for her Master of Architecture at UTAS' graduation ceremony in Launceston on Wednesday.
Her graduation project focused on enriching the experience of the ordinary and every day, by designing a series of experience buildings and an art gallery for people to experience the work of artist Nora Heyson.
"Nora Heyson's art focused a lot on still life, flower paintings and those kinds of things," Miss Woodward said.
"So I wanted to focus on how the ordinary could be celebrated architecturally, instead of the grandiosity you generally expect from traditional architecture."
Miss Woodward's project is a series of experience buildings that focus on ordinary architectural icons, such as a window, a wall and the verandah.
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Her work received a commendation for the Barry McNeill student prize, and UTAS awarded her the top Master of Architecture graduate overall for 2020.
Miss Woodward's final year was interrupted by COVID-19 when the West Australian was forced to return home before the borders closed.
She continued her studies remotely and was supported by her teachers and peers to complete her work.
While Miss Woodward said it wasn't a big disruption, she said she did miss the natural collaboration that occurred.
She said she was looking forward to finishing her studies and hoped to stay and work in Tasmania.
Graduation ceremonies will be held at the Albert Hall on Wednesday and Thursday, with several smaller ceremonies planned to comply with COVID restrictions.
There will be ceremonies on Wednesday and Thursday at 10am 1.30pm and 5pm.