The Nineteenth Annual Berkeley Undergraduate Prize for Architectural Design Excellence 2017
Berkeley Prize 2017

Winning Essays

Winners of the Nineteenth 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, one Third Prize, and one Fourth Prize Winner, and two Honorable Mentions. 


First Place Prize

Mr. Jan Doroteo, University of Toronto John D. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, Toronto, Canada: “The Little Pinoy Sari-Sari Store: Of Otherness and Belonging in a Global Diaspora” (7500USD)

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Second Place Prize

Mr. Hadi OsniNational University of Singapore School of Design & Environment, Singapore: The Baweanese Pondok: Pondok Tampilung(6500USD)

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Third Place Prize

Ms. Bella Biwer, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Architecture & Urban Planning, Milwaukee, U.S.A.: The Architecture of Place: Amaranth Bakery and Café(5500USD)

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Fourth Place Prize

Mr. Layton Checketts, University of Utah College of Architecture + Planning, Salt Lake City, U.S.A. “Stories of Community: The Provo Tabernacle” (4500USD)

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Honorable Mention

Ms. Sakshi Khare and Ms. Vidhi Wadhawan, School of Architecture and Planning, Bhopal, India. “Expressions of Aspirations: United by a Night (500USD)

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Honorable Mention

Mr. Muhammad Satya Irfanando and Ms. Lia Sparingga Purnamasari, Universitas Sebelas Maret Department of Architecture, Surakarta, Indonesia: Repurpose to Survive: a Lesson from Surakarta" (500USD)

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