|The Nineteenth Annual Berkeley Undergraduate Prize for Architectural Design Excellence 2017|
Report From Winners
Mr. Ali Abidi from the University of Carthage National School of Architecture and Urbanism, Sidi Bou-Said, Tunisia traveled to Abetenim, Ghana to attend the “Earth Architecture International Workshop," the purpose of which was to build InsideOut, a prototype of a sustainable school in participation with the local community, sponsored by Nka Foundation + Build to Make A Change.
Mr. Richard Migisha from the Uganda Martyrs University Faculty of the Built Environment, Nkozi, Uganda traveled to Gando and Laonga in Burkina Faso for the purpose of a self-guided tour of the works of sustainable architect Diébédo Francia Kéré; and also traveled to Abetenim, Ghana to attend the “Earth Architecture International Workshop." (See Ali Abidi above, who will also be attending)
Ms. Aarushi Sharma from the School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal, India traveled to Arusha, Tanzania for the purposes of volunteering to help design school and hostel blocks, and a cultural center sponsored by the Esupat Centre for Cultural Diversity; and also traveled to Porto, Portugal to participate in the Summer School Programme: Practice and Theory of Sustainable and Social Architecture sponsored by “Critical Concrete,” for the purposes of hands-on demolition/refurbishing/rebuilding of a typical Ilhas house.
Mr. Aman Sinha from the School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal, India traveled to Phoenix, U.S.A. to attend a five-week Arcosanti hands-on construction workshop and to study the principle of Arcology.
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