|The Fifthteenth Annual Berkeley Undergraduate Prize for Architectual Design Excellence 2013|
REPORTS FROM THE 2013 TEACHING FELLOWS
Allan K. Birabi, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, Makerere University Department of Architecture and Physical Planning, Kampala, Uganda, for the purpose of teaching aspects of Universal Design in the Foundation Year of the B.Arch. program at his school.
Eve A. Edelstein, Ph.D., Associate AIA, Associate Professor, University of Arizona College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Tucson, USA, for her course, “Expanding the Universe of Design: Applying a Neuro-Architectural Process to Create Accessible Cities,” in collaboration with the University of Arizona Disability Resource Center.
Ajay Khare, Ph.D., Founder-Director of the School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal, India, for his course, “Universal Design for Cultural Interface at Sacred Site of Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh, India.”
Alex MacLaren, RIBA, Design Tutor, Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (ESALA), Edinburgh, United Kingdom, for her courses on ”Social Housing” and “Civic Futures”.
Josh Safdie, Associate AIA, Adjunct Faculty Member, Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt), and Director of the Studio at the Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD), both in Boston, USA, for his courses to be taught at MassArt, “Urban Visionaries: Sustainable City/Inclusive City”, and “The 100 Acres: Housing for All.”
(Faiq Mari, 2013 BERKELEY PRIZE 2nd Place Essay winner, is at the start of his life in architecture and teaching. As a Teaching and Research Assistant, he is an active participant in helping to broaden his school's understanding of the goals and potentials of teaching the social art of architecture. The PRIZE funded Faiq's participation as a representative to the presentation and awards meeting for the 2014 Indian National Student Design Competition: Inclusive Design for Cultural Interface in Pilgrimage Sites. His First Semeseter Special Report descibes that experience. Mari also participated in the activities of the other PRIZE Fellows during his first year of teaching. His Final Report describes that year.)
Faiq Mari, Teaching and Research Assistant, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Birzeit University, Palestine; BERKELEY PRIZE Associate Teaching Fellow, 2013-14.
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