Sustainable Architecture/Traditional Wisdom
Essay Prize Question
How could a lost social tradition in your culture, once elegantly expressed through sustainable architectural design or building practices, be revived and why should it be?
The 2009 BERKELEY PRIZE is dedicated to those who work to encourage the creation of buildings and open spaces guided by the principles of sustainable architecture and informed by the built traditions of their indigenous culture.
Essay Prize Jurors
Essay Prize Winners
First Prize: Neelakshi Joshi, Birla Institute of Technology, MESRA, Ranchi, India
First Prize: Sharayah Jimenez, University of Arizona, USA
Second Prize: Hajir Alttahir, Manchester School of Architecture, UK
Second Prize: Tyler Rozicki, Dalhousie University, Canada
Travel Fellowship Winners and Destination
First Prize: Hajir Alttahir, Manchester School of Architecture, UK; Article 25 Build, Maputo, Mozambique or Lesotho
Second Prize: Dominic Mathew, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India; Auroville Earth Institute, Auroville, India
Third Prize: Tyler Rozicki, Dalhousie University, Canada; Rebuilding of the Cotswold Canals, Gloucestershire, UK
2009 Prize Website
Chartwell School / Michale David Rose