Historic Preservation/Heritage Conservation
Essay Prize Question
What building or group of buildings in your community should be permanently maintained as evidence of your community's social and cultural history? Identify the building or group of buildings, explain its value, and describe how it is used today or could be used in the future.
The 2010 BERKELEY PRIZE is dedicated to those in the historic preservaton/heritage conservation movement throughout the world, who through their daily efforts remind professionals, the public, and students, that what we designate as historic is just as important as what is newly built and that the two can and should co-exist.
Essay Prize Jurors
Essay Prize Winners and Honorable Mentions
First Prize: Ishanie Niyogi, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, India: "The Story of a Prison Cell"
Second Prize: Tara Gaskin, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada: "The Confederacy Council House at Six Nations Reserve No. 40: A Monument to First Nations Culture and Community"
Third Prize: Aimee Sunny, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA: "A High Price for Grandeur"
Honorable Mention: Yi?itcan Karanfil, Bahçe?ehir University, Istanbul, Turkey: "Why Would Haydarpa?a Ever Need to be Somewhere Else?"
Honorable Mention: Mehrnoosh Khalooghi, Islamic Azad University of Qazvin and Mr. Ehsan Sakhinia, Islamic Azad University of Ahar, Iran: "The Silk Road Caravansaries: The Forgotten National Identity"
Travel Fellowship Winners and Destination
Jessica Clark, University of California, Berkeley, USA, for travel to the Permaculture Institute’s Design and Sustainable Communities Program, New Mexico, USA.
Marina Sapunova, Vladimir State University, Russia, for travel to the Arcosanti Project, Arizona, USA.
Holly Simon, Dalhousie University, Canada, for travel to the 2010 European Capital of Culture Program, Pecs, Hungary.
Michael Swords, Dublin School of Architecture, Ireland; for travel to the Summer Seminar of Medieval Architecture and Archaeology, Udine, Italy.
Architectural Design Competition Fellows
Robert Ungar, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel
2010 Prize Website
Lesotho village near Pitseng