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BERKELEY PRIZE 2017 – ARCHITECTURE REVEALS COMMUNITIES: African Semifinalists

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THE NINETEENTH ANNUAL BERKELEY UNDERGRADUATE PRIZE FOR ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN EXCELLENCE 2017

The BERKELEY PRIZE Committee advanced the 26 Semifinalists for the 2017 BERKELY PRIZE Essay competition. The field was particularly competitive this year, as there were students applying from 30 countries, who submitted their proposals before November 1st, this year. From these submittals, 26 authors have been advanced to the Semifinalist round (Stage Two) of this year’s competition.

Semifinalists are now invited to submit a 2500-word Essay based on their 500-word Proposal.  At least five, but up to seven, top Essays will be selected for final judging by this year’s BERKELEY PRIZE Jury. We are happy to announce that 4 of the 26 Finalists are African students:

  • Ali Abidi│National School of Architecture and Urban Planning│Tunisia
  • Kenechukwu Achebe│School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal│Nigeria
  • Richard Migisha and Leslie Lubowa│ School of Planning and ArchitectureIndia Uganda Martyrs University│Uganda
  • Peter Wasswa and Aaron Mwesigwa│Uganda Martyrs University│Uganda

They will have to submit their proposals due anytime before midnight, GMT, February 1, 2017, if they want to reach the Stage in which the Finalists will be announced.

The Finalists Essays are not open to the public yet, but we will follow the Competition in order to know more about them, and about their authors.

Congratulations to the Semifinalists, and good luck!

 

For further information:

The Finalists were announced in the beginning of March, 2017. Click here if you want to know about them.

For further information about the Berkeley Prize, visit the article on Apsaidal.

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Berkeley Prize 2017 - ARCHITECTURE REVEALS COMMUNITIES: African Semifinalists
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The BERKELEY PRIZE Committee has advanced the 26 Semifinalists for the 2017 BERKELY PRIZE Essay competition. The field was particularly competitive this year, as there were students applying from 30 countries, who submitted their proposals before November 1st, this year. From these submittals, 26 authors have been advanced to the Semifinalist round (Stage Two) of this year’s competition.

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