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

The 2021 Essay Prize Competition

Essay Prize Competition

Each year, the PRIZE Committee selects a topic critical to the investigation of the social art of architecture and poses a Question based on that topic. Full-time undergraduate students in an architecture degree program or majoring in architecture in accredited schools of architecture throughout the world, including Diploma in Architecture students, may submit a 500-word essay proposal responding to the Question. Entries by teams of two students are encouraged and the second team member can be an undergraduate studying in fields related to architecture.

Rhiddhit Paul & Abhradeep Chakraborty

2020

Rhiddhit Paul & Abhradeep Chakraborty

School of Planning & Architecture, India

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Poonam Parikh & Khushali Haji

2020

Poonam Parikh & Khushali Haji

C.E.P.T. University, Ahmedabad, India

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Michael Tsang & Elisa Ynaraja Rodriguez

2020

Michael Tsang & Elisa Ynaraja Rodriguez

University of Bath, Bath, UK

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Claudio Cabana & Henrike Scholz

2020

Claudio Cabana & Henrike Scholz

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

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Vladimir Kositsyn & Zhenya Nasledskova

2020

Vladimir Kositsyn & Zhenya Nasledskova

Moscow Architectural Institute, Moscow, Russian Federation

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Elizabeth Njeri Mugo & Stephanie Brenda Wanjiru Munene

2020

Elizabeth Mugo & Stephanie Munene

Jomo Kenyatta & Strathmore University, Kenya

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Madhura Vaze & Nabha Joshi

2020

Madhura Vaze & Nabha Joshi

B.K.P.S. College of Architecture & S.P College, Pune, India

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Jingni Wu & Xinxing Chen

2020

Jingni Wu & Xinxing Chen

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Muskaan Jain and Gurinder Singh

2019

Muskaan Jain and Gurinder Singh

School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal, India

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Shahreen Mukashafat Semontee and Raquibul Hassan Bhuiyan

2019

Shahreen Semontee and Raquibul Hassan

Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Cullen Sayegh

2019

Cullen Sayegh

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA

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Chiranjivi Jai Mankoo and Samriddhi Pandey

2019

Chiranjivi Jai Mankoo and Samriddhi Pandey

Jamia Millia Islamia in Delhi, India

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Wandisile Kona

2018

Wandisile Kona

University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa

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Ghina Kanawati

2018

Ghina Kanawati

Beirut Arab University, Beirut, Lebanon

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Meriam Soltan

2018

Meriam Soltan

American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

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Theodor Reinhardt

2018

Theodor Reinhardt

Leipzig University of Applied Sciences in Leipzig, Germany

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Raksha VH & Swetha Manivannan

2018

Raksha VH & Swetha Manivannan

Ramaiah Institute & Oxford School of Arch, Bengaluru, India

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Jan Doroteo

2017

Jan Doroteo

University of Toronto, Toronto Canada

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Hadi Osni

2017

Hadi Osni

National University of Singapore, Singapore

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Bella Biwer

2017

Bella Biwer

National University of Singapore, Singapore

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Layton Checketts

2017

Layton Checketts

University of Utah, Salt Lake City United States

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VishnuPriya Viswanathan

2016

VishnuPriya Viswanathan

Manipal Unviersity, Karnataka, India

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Zahra Mosaddegh Akrami & Ali Tabatabaei

2016

Zahra Mosaddegh Akrami & Ali Tabatabaei

Tehran University of Art, Keraj, Iran

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Ayushman Kedia

2016

Ayushman Kedia

School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal, India

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Julian Daly & Rebecca Sherouse

2016

Julian Daly & Rebecca Sherouse

UC Berkeley & American University, USA

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Tarun Bhasin & Vineetha Nalla

2015

Tarun Bhasin & Vineetha Nalla

School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal, India

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Benard Acellam

2015

Benard Acellam

Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

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Meghna Mohandas

2015

Meghna Mohandas

School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal, India

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Chandana Rajanna & Hanan Qureshi

2015

Chandana Rajanna & Hanan Qureshi

IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, India

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Eman Zied

2015

Eman Zied

Arab Academy for Science Technology, Cairo, Egypt

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Tazrin Islam

2014

Tazrin Islam

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

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Nipun Prabakar and Sukruti Gupta

2014

Nipun Prabakar and Sukruti Gupta

School of Planning and Architecture, India

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Michael Philpott

2014

Michael Philpott

Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

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Aparna Ramesh

2014

Aparna Ramesh

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, India

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Sophia Bannert

2013

Sophia Bannert

University of Lincoln, UK

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Faiq Mari

2013

Faiq Mari

Birzeit University, Palestine

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Slavka Gancheva

2013

Slavka Gancheva

University of Edinburgh, Bulgaria

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Caitlin Copeland

2013

Caitlin Copeland

University of Edinburgh, UK

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Loh Kin Kit and Phoaw Yen Shan

2012

Loh Kin Kit and Phoaw Yen Shan

National University of Singapore, Singapore

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Bryans Mukasa

2012

Bryans Mukasa

Uganda Martyr's University, Kampala, Uganda

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Gauri Mathur

2012

Gauri Mathur

Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India

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Emma Survis

2012

Emma Survis

University of Arizona, Tuscon, Arizona, USA

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Holly Simon

2011

Holly Simon

Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Iina Valkeisenmäki

2011

Iina Valkeisenmäki

Aalto University, Espoo, Finland

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Rebecca David

2011

Rebecca David

Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel

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Davis Owen

2011

Davis Owen

Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

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Ishanie Niyogi

2010

Ishanie Niyogi

Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, India

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Tara Gaskin

2010

Tara Gaskin

Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Aimee Sunny

2010

Aimee Sunny

University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

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Neelakshi Joshi

2009

Neelakshi Joshi

Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, India

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Sharayah Jimenez

2009

Sharayah Jimenez

University of Arizona, USA

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Sonya Redman

2008

Sonya Redman

University of New South Wales, Australia

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Sara Navrady and Erica Moore

2007

Sara Navrady and Erica Moore

University of Waterloo, Canada

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Qurratulain Poonawala

2006

Qurratulain Poonawala

Indus Valley School of Architecture, Pakistan

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Brian Knight

2005

Brian Knight

Southern California Institute of Architecture, USA

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Angela Nyka

2004

Angela Nyka

Iowa State University, USA

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Philip Tidwell

2003

Philip Tidwell

Washington University, St. Louis, USA

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Thomas-Bernard Kenniff

2002

Thomas-Bernard Kenniff

University of Waterloo, Canada

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Christopher Holmes

2001

Christopher Holmes

Dalhousie University, Dalhousie, Canada

 
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