The Seventeenth Annual Berkeley Undergraduate Prize for Architectural Design Excellence 2015
Berkeley Prize 2015

Winning Essays

 

Winners of the Seventeenth Annual BERKELEY PRIZE Essay Competition are announced by Professor Raymond Lifchez, Chair of the Berkeley Undergraduate Prize for Architectural Design Excellence. This year there is one First Prize, one Second Prize, two Third Prize, and one Fourth Prize Winners. 


First Prize

Tarun Bhasin & Vineetha Nalla, School Of Planning And Architecture, Bhopal, India: "Imagine There are No Slums : Mainstreaming an Image with Dignity" (5000USD - 2500 relinquished by Mr. Bhasin to accept Travel Fellowship)

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Second Prize

Benard Acellam, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda: "Learning on the Hillside: Confronting Poverty with Education" (4000USD)

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Third Prize (tie)

Meghna MohandasSchool of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal, India: "Vermilion of Hope. (3250USD)

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Third Prize (tie)

Chandana Rajanna & Hanan Qureshi, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, India: "Incremental Changes Bring Immense Happiness to the Urban Poor." (3250USD)

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Fourth Prize

Eman ZiedArab Academy for Science Technology and Maritime Transport, Cairo, Egypt: "Parallel Practice: Bottom-Up Participatory Design in Impoverished Communities in Egypt" (2000USD)

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