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

Essay Prize and Travel Fellowship Jurors: Past and Present

essay prize jurors

2016 - Sheltering Those In Need:  Architects Confront Homelessness

Sam Davis, Architect, Berkeley, California, U.S.A.; Professor Emeritus of Architecture, University of California, Berkeley; Interim Dean, College of Environmental Design, and School of Social Welfare; Author, Designing for the Homeless: Architecture that Works; Recipient, Humanities Research Fellowship from the University of California, and a Guggenheim Fellowship for his work on homelessness.
Christopher Herring, Doctoral candidate of Sociology, U.C. Berkeley; Research: the restructuring of homeless regulation in the American city in the last thirty years by living alongside those experiencing homelessness in encampments, shelters, and residential hotels; Affiliations: U.C. Global Metropolitan Studies Program, and the National Coalition on Homelessness (U.S.A.).
Kyohei Sakaguchi, Artist and architect, concentrating on applying lessons learned from homeless populations in Japan and from Japanese Buddhism to housing, energy consumption, and ways of living; Author, Zero Yen House that explores ways to build cheap, durable, and portable housing; Exhibitions, Canada, Kenya, Japan, Mexico, Belgium.
Fried Wittman, Founder and President, CLEW Associates, Berkeley, U.S.A., specializing in architectural programming and environmental design to support delivery of community health, safety and social services; Consultant, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, and the Public Health Institute (U.S.A.) on the development of housing to serve homeless people with alcoholism and drug addiction issues.


2015 - Architects Confront Poverty

John Cary, Founding Editor, PublicInterestDesign.org; Founding Executive Director, Autodesk Foundation; Co-editor, Power of Pro Bono; Strategist, TED Prize and co-lead of The City 2.0; Member, BERKELEY PRIZE Committee.
Teddy Cruz, Professor, Department of Visual Arts, University of California, San Diego; Co-Director of the UCSD Center for Urban Ecologies and the Blum Cross-Border Initiative for Urban Ecologies; Member of the board of directors, San Diego’s Center City Development Corporation.
Arif Hasan, Architect and Planner, Karachi, Pakistan; Founding Chairperson of the Orangi Pilot Project; Founding Chairperson of the Urban Resource Center; 2002 Winner of the World Habitat Award; 2001 recipient of the Hilal-i-Imtiaz award.
Ananya Roy, Professor and Distinguished Chair, Global Poverty and Practice, University of California, Berkeley; Education Director, Blum Center for Developing Economies; Author, Poverty Capital: Microfinance and the Making of Development.


2014 - The Architect and the Healthful Environment

Arza Churchman, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Technion Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, Haifa, Israel; past President, International Association for People-Environment Studies; 2001 Career Achievement Award of the Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA).
Susan Golstman, FASLA, Children's Environmental Designer with degrees in Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Environmental Psychology; Founding Principal of Moore, Iacofano, Goltsman (MIG), Inc., Berkeley, California, U.S.A., author of Play for All Guidelines and The Inclusive City.
Daniel Karlin, M.D., Medical Resident, University of California at Los Angeles Combined Program in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics; Researcher at the intersection of medicine and urban design globally; Recipient, Albert Schweitzer Community Service Fellowship; Member, BERKELEY PRIZE Committee.
Adriano Pupilli, RAIA, Sydney, Australia-based architect working at the junction of art, architecture, ethics and the environment; Collaborator in Healthabitat, and on community-led development initiatives, including Fixing Houses for Better Health; First winner, BERKELEY PRIZE Travel Fellowship (2004). 


2013 - The Architect and the Accessible City

Chris Downey, AIA, Principal, Chris Downey, Architecture for the Blind, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.; Lecturer in Architecture, University of California, Berkeley College of Environmental Design
Deepak K.C, Architect, Kathmandu, Nepal; Consultant, Nepal’s Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare; Founding Member, Independent Living Centre for Persons with Disabilities, Kathmandu
Rachna Khare, Architect; Professor and Co-coordinator of the Centre for Human Centric Research, School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopa, Madhya Pradesh, India
Camilla Ryhl, Architect; Professor, Bergen School of Architecture, Bergen, Norway; Senior Researcher, Danish Building Research Institute; Founding Member, Nordic Network on Architectural Research in Design-for-All


2012 - Architecture for the Public Good

Christine Macy, Dean  Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Member, BERKELEY PRIZE Committee.
Michael Pyatok, FAIA, Principal, Pyatok Architects Inc., Architecture, Planning, Research, Oakland, California, U.S.A.
Gustavo Romero,  Architect; Professor, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) México, D.F., México; President, Fomento Solidario de la Vivienda A.C. (FOSOVI).
Robert Ungar, Architecture student, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel; 2010 BERKELEY PRIZE Architectural Design Fellow.


2011 - Valuing the Sacred

Andrew Amara, Architect, Dimensions Architects and Interioor Designers Limited, Kampala; Winner, BERKELEY PRIZE Travel Fellowship, 2006.
Paul Broches, FAIA, Principal, Mitchell/Giurgola Architects, LLP, New York; Member, BERKELEY PRIZE COMMITTEE.  
Clare Cooper Marcus, Professor Emerita of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, University of California, Berkeley.
Nalini Thakur, Professor of Architectural Conservation, School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi.


2010 - Historic Preservation/Heritage Conservation

Maristella Casciato, Chair, DOCOMOMO INTERNATIONAL (International Committee for Documentation and Conservation of Buildings, Sites and Neighbourhoods of the Modern Movement).
Andrew Dolkart, Associate Professor, Columbia University; Director, Historic Preservation Program.
Maire O’Neill, Associate Professor, Montana State University; Member, BERKELEY PRIZE COMMITTEE.
John Stubbs, Associate Professor, Columbia University; Vice President for Field Projects, World Monuments Fund.
Johannes Widodo, Associate Professor, National University of Singapore; Executive Editor, JSEAA (Journal of Southeast Asian Architecture).


2009 - Sustainable Architecture/Traditional Wisdom

Gail Brager, Professor of Architecture, Building Science and Associate Director, Center for the Built Environment, University of California-Berkeley
Chuck Davis, Senior Principal at EHDD Architecture, San Francisco, California; Fellow, American Institute of Architects
Tom Fisher, Professor and Dean, College of Design, University of Minnesota
Ahmad Hamid, Principal Founder Ahmad Hamid Architects; Professor of Architecture and Design at Modern Sciences and Arts University, Cairo; Faculty, American University, Cairo
John Ochsendorf, Associate Professor of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; MacArthur Foundation Fellow


2008 - Competing to Serve

Lynne Elizabeth, Director, New Village Press; President, Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility
E.G. Daves Rossell, Professor, Savannah College of Art and Design; Director, the Lowcountry Initiative; Director, Vernacular Architecture Forum 28th International Meeting
Marielle Richon, Program Specialist, Section for Communication, Education and Partnerships, UNESCO World Heritage Centre
Hasan Uddin-Khan, Professor, Roger Williams University; Director, International Fellows Program, Roger Williams University


2007 - Making Social Architecture

Rodney Harber, Harber and Associates, Musgrave, South Africa; Chair, Bureau of Research and Technology, African Union of Architects
Nguyen Chi Tam, theskyisbeautiful, Paris, France
Elizibeth Ogbu, Public Architecture, San Francisco, CA, USA
Ron Van Oers, Program Specialist, UNESCO World Heritage Centre; Faculty of Architecture, Delft, Holland


2006 - Children and the City

Noeman AlSayyad, Cairo University and University of California, Berkeley
Roger Hart, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Herman Hertzberger, Academy of Architecture, Amsterdam; Berlage Institute, Amsterdam
Anna Rubbo, University of Sydney, Australia


2005 - Memorable Public Spaces

Lesley Naa Norle Lokko, Lokko Associates Architects, Accra, Ghana; University of Westminster, UK; and University of Cape Town, South Africa
Donlyn Lyndon, University of California at Berkeley, USA
Rahul Mehrotra, Rahul Mehrotra Associates, Architects and Planners, Mumbai, India, and University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Giles Oliver, Penoyre & Prasad, LLP, London , UK, and University of Cambridge, UK


2004 - The Architect Reports on Refugees, The Homeless, and the Urban Poor

Marco Casagrande, Casagrande & Rintala, Helsinki, Finland
Beth Gali, Beth Gali Arquitecte, and Escola Tecnica Superior d'Architectura de Barcelona (ESTAB), Barcelona, Spain
Peter Prangnell, Toronto, Canada
Minja Yang, UNESCO, Paris, France

 


2003 - Buildings that Achieve World-Class Status

Brit Andresen, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Francesco Bandarin, UNESCO, Paris, France
Jo Noero, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Brigitte Shim, Shim-Sutcliffe Architects and University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada


2002 - The Role of the Street in Fostering Social Life

James S. Ackerman, Ph.D., Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
Charles Correa, Charles Correa Associates, Mumbai, India, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA
Connie Occhialini, International Laboratory of Architecture and Urban Design, Milan, Italy
Nicholas Ray, Nicholas Ray Associates, Cambridge, UK, and University of Cambridge, UK


2001 - The Street Mediates Between Public and Private Lives

Roberta Feldman, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Peter Prangnell, Toronto, Canada
Anthony W. Schuman, NJIT, Newark, USA


2000 - What role can architecture play as a socially responsive endeavor in the future?

Stanford Anderson, MIT, Cambridge, USA
Benjamin Clavan, Ph.D., Architect, West Hollywood, USA
Diane Ghirardo, Ph.D., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA


1998-99 - The Architect Meets the Nursing Home

Benjamin Clavan, Ph.D., Architect, West Hollywood, USA
Andrew Fischer, Regan Bice Architects, Berkeley, USA
Raymond Lifchez, University of California, Berkeley, USA
W. Mike Martin, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Karin Payson, Karin Payson architecture and design, San Francisco, USA
Michael Pyatok, Pyatok Associates, Oakland and Seattle, USA; University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Wendy Tsuji, Frost & Tsuji, San Francisco, USA
Richard Whitaker, University of Illinois at Chicago, emeritus, Berkeley, USA


travel fellowship jurors

2015

Members of the BERKELEY PRIZE Committee


2014

Members of the BERKELEY PRIZE Committee


2013

Members of the BERKELEY PRIZE Committee


2012

Members of the BERKELEY PRIZE Committee


2011

Benjamin Clavan, Ph.D., AIA, Architect; Coordinator, BERKELEY PRIZE and Editor, www.berkeleyprize.org, Member, BERKELEY PRIZE Committee
Gerard (Roddy) Creedon, Architect; Continuing Lecturer in Architecture, University of California, Berkeley; Member, BERKELEY PRIZE Committee
Ray Lifchez, Professor of Architecture, University of California, Berkeley; Chair, BERKELEY PRIZE Committee
David Salazar, Owner's Representation, Project Management, Development and Design; Member, BERKELEY PRIZE Committee 

2010

Members of the BERKELEY PRIZE Committee


2009

Members of the BERKELEY PRIZE Committee


2008

Budoor Bukhari, Student of Architecture; Winner, 2007 Berkeley Prize Travel Fellowship
Farrokh Derakhshani, Architect; Director, Aga Khan Award for Architecture
Ray Lifchez, Professor, University of California Berkeley; Chair, Berkeley Prize Committee
Anthony Schuman, Architect; Associate Professor, New Jersey Institute of Architecture
Adi Shamir, Executive Director, Van Alen Institute; Associate Professor, California College of the Arts


2007

Ray Lifchez, Professor, University of California Berkeley; Chair, Berkeley Prize Committee
John Peterson, Founder, Public Architecture; Principal, Peterson Architects
Adriano Pupilli, Sydney Australia, 2004 Berkeley Prize Travel Fellowship recipient
Leslie Van Duzer, Professor, University of Minnesota



2006

Louise Chawla, International Coordinator, GUIC
Benjamin Clavan, Ph.D., Architect, Member, Berkeley Prize Committee
David Driskell, Cornell University, UNESCO Chair, GUIC
Ray Lifchez, University of California Berkeley Department of Architecture, Chair, Berkeley Prize Committee
Jason Miller, MLIS, University of California Berkeley Department of Architecture, Secretary and Member of the Berkeley Prize Committee
Adriano Pupilli, Sydney Australia, 2004 Berkeley Prize Travel Fellowship recipient

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