The Annual International Berkeley Undergraduate Prize for Architectural Design Excellence 2018
Berkeley Prize 2018

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Ms. Jahnavi Kantamneni, a Bachelor of Architecture student from the School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal, India traveled to Bath, England and to Amman, Jordan to participate in the “Healthy Housing for the Displaced” project initiated by the University of Bath, United Kingdom, specifically in the A Displaced-person-led Science of Shelter Design ‘work package.’ The program is a three-year Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council/British Research Council-funded project led by researchers at the University of Bath, England in collaboration with Princess Sumaya University for Technology, Jordan; the German Jordanian University, Jordan; and Mersin University, Turkey.

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Ms. Ushna Raees, a Bachelor of Architecture student from the Indus School of Art and Architecture, Karachi, Pakistan traveled to the San Francisco Bay Area; and to Phoenix, U.S.A. to attend a five-week Arcosanti hands-on construction workshop and to study the principal of Arcology as part of her student-initiated project on the environmental preservation of Manghopir, Karachi.

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Mr. Gunraagh Singh Talwar, a Bachelor of Architecture student from the School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal, India traveled to Kassi Kunda village in eastern Gambia to participate in a four-week, hands-on earth architecture workshop, “Build with Gambia,” organized by the Nka Foundation for the purposes of building a unit of Kantora Arts Village, a residential vocational training center for unemployed rural youths.

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Ms. Sneha Varghese, a Bachelor of Architecture student from the Department of Architecture, National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli (NIT Trichy), Tiruchirappalli, India traveled to Barcelona, Spain to attend the CITY 2018 Conference organized by the International Academic Forum; and to Maseru, Lesotho to participate in a hands-on, “In- Loco Workshop” for the construction of an orphanage through RISE International.

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Ms. Yossra Aldulaei, a Bachelor of Architecture student from the Department of Architecture at Yemini Jordanian University in Sana’a, Yemen 

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Mr. Jordan Coffey, a Bachelor of Arts student from the Department of Architecture, College of Environmental Design at the University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley, U.S.A. traveled to Cairo, Egypt to attend the International Conference on Civil and Architectural Engineering (ICCAE) conference; to Vipingo, Kenya to participate in Better Place International program that follows-up on a 3D printed housing project developed by a U.C. Berkeley architecture faculty member; and to Adwa, Ethiopia to participate in an evaluation of proposals to select a local company for an investment which will be used to design and build homes and access to clean water in Adwa in a review project developed by an economics faculty member at IE University (Spain), and to help start a summer English program.

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Nipun Prabhakar (BP 2014), Buddhi Bahadur’s House, Siddhipur, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal (Undated)
Nipun Prabhakar (BP 2014), Nunnery, Remote Himalayas, Nepal (2017)
Aparna Ramesh (BP 2013), Cottage for Children, Bangalore, India (2015)
Aparna Ramesh (BP 2013), Cottage for Children, Bangalore, India (2015)
Holly Simon (BP 2011), Justin Loucks, Phil Wilson, Kevin Lo, The Public Speaker, Calgary, Canada (2015). Photo Credit: Stenhouse Photography
Holly Simon (BP 2011), Justin Loucks, Phil Wilson, Kevin Lo, The Public Speaker, Calgary, Canada (2015)
Neelakshi Joshi (BP 2009), Soso House, Ladakh, India (undated). Photo Credit: Sonam Wangchuck
Neelakshi Joshi (BP 2009), Fieldwork at construction sites, Himalayas, India (undated)
Philip Tidwell (BP 2003) and Peripheral Projects Studio, The Säie pavilion, Helsinki, Finland (2015)
Philip Tidwell (BP 2003) and Peripheral Projects Studio, The Säie pavilion, Helsinki, Finland (2015)
Tarun Bhasin (BP 2015), World Architecture Festival Student Charrette Entry (2016)
Tarun Bhasin (BP 2015), World Architecture Festival Student Charrette Entry (2016)
Clarence Lee (BP 2014), interior design for young couple and child, Singapore (undated)
Delma Palma (BP 2014), a planned mixed-income development, Washington, D.C., USA (undated)
Delma Palma (BP 2014), an affordable apartment building, U.S.A. (undated)
Ben Wokorach (BP 2013), Fruiti-Cycle First Prototype, Kampala, Uganda (2016)
Ben Wokorach (BP 2013), Fruiti-Cycle Second Prototype, Kampala, Uganda (2016)
Andrew Amara (BP 2006), a workshop to engage local families in designing affordable and sustainable shelter, Kampala, Uganda (2016)
Robert Ungar (2010) and ONYA collective, a garden in a formerly abandoned entrance to Tel-Aviv Central Bus Station, Tel-Aviv, Israel (2015)
Robert Ungar (2010), Grassroots 2015, a community organized festival in ONYA collective garden, Tel-Aviv, Israel (2015)
Avikal Somvanshi (2008), The Ladder House, New Delhi, India (2012)
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