|The Seventeenth Annual Berkeley Undergraduate Prize for Architectural Design Excellence 2015|
Architects Confront Poverty
To architects and allied professionals around the world working to insure a better built environment for those living in poverty by teaming with governmental authorities, non-governmental organizations, and directly with the users in the design and building process.
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Architecture is a Social Art
The BERKELEY PRIZE Competition was established in 1998, made possible by a generous gift of JUDITH LEE STRONACH to the Department of Architecture in the College of Environmental Design at the University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.Learn More »
2015 Essay Prize Competition
Each year, the PRIZE Committee selects a topic critical to the discussion of the social art of architecture and poses a Question based on that topic. Full-time undergraduate students enrolled in any architecture degree program or majoring in architecture throughout the world (or teams of two students, one of whom may be from a collateral discipline) are invited to submit a 500-word Essay proposal responding to the Question.2015 Essay Prize Competition »
2015 Fellowship Competitions
Students: If you become a semifinalist in the Essay competition, you have the opportunity through the TRAVEL FELLOWSHIP to propose visiting a foreign locale for a hands-on research experience tied to the subject of your Essay.
The BERKELEY PRIZE strives to show architects-in-training that the smallest act of building has global implications: that design can and does play a major role in the social, cultural, and psychological life of both the individual and society at large.
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