The Annual International Berkeley Undergraduate Prize for Architectural Design Excellence 2021
Berkeley Prize 2021

Winning Proposals

The purpose of the Community Service project is to further the students’ understanding of the social art of architecture by allowing them to implement some aspect of this year's topic that they have identified in their Berkeley Prize Essay. The Proposal requires that the student focuses on one of the following two options:

  1. To develop a detailed action plan indicating the specific steps needed to develop a new community service program linked to some aspect of architecture or the built world.
  2. Volunteering with an on-going community service program and/or organization of your choice linked to architecture or the built world.

Selected students receive a stipend of up to 3750USD sufficient for the program costs. This year’s four award winners are:

(CATEGORY #1: Action Plan)

Ms. Winta Assefa studying in the Bachelor of Architecture program at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia to design and produce a prototype for a new generation of individual booksellers’ “Mobile Libraries.” 3680USD

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Mr. Michal Romaniuk, from Poland, studying in the Bachelor of Architecture program at the Manchester School of Architecture, United Kingdom for “Reinterpreting the Modernist Heritage of Warsaw,” a project to conduct a series of workshops to determine community desires for future neighborhood projects. 3750USD

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(CATEGORY #2: Volunteering)

Ms. Gauri Patra studying in the Bachelor of Architecture program at the Gautam Buddha University in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India for “Fundamental right to the city for the invisible” working with Aashray Adhikar Abhiyan (NGO) as a volunteer providing support for the homeless population in Shakarpur, Delhi, India. 1560USD

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Mr. M.S. Srinivas studying in the Bachelor of Architecture program at the School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi, India for “Proposal to Volunteer with Social Design Collaborative,” a community-driven architecture practice, to learn about ameliorative design and inclusive planning. 1000USD

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